Freie Presse (Saxony)

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Freie Presse
Verlagsgebäude Freie Presse2.jpg
Sachsens Größte Zeitung
Saxony's Largest Newspaper
Type Daily newspaper
Format Nordisch
Publisher Chemnitzer Verlag
Founded 1963; 54 years ago (1963)
Language German
Headquarters Chemnitz
Circulation 253,760 (2014)

The Freie Presse (German for Free Press) is a regional daily newspaper in the Chemnitz region, Germany.

History and profile[edit]

Freie Presse was first published in 1963. The paper is published by the Chemnitzer Verlag in Nordisch format[1] and has its headquarters in Chemnitz.[2][3]

During the third quarter of 1992 the circulation of Freie Presse was 522,000 copies.[2] In 2001 the paper had a circulation of 401,000 copies.[1] Its 2002 circulation was 376,681 copies.[4]

Freie Presse was the best-selling newspaper in Saxony with a circulation of 277,221 copies in the second quarter of 2011, according to IVW.[5] In 2014 the paper had a circulation of 253,760 copies.[6]


  1. ^ a b Adam Smith (15 November 2002). "Europe's Top Papers". campaign. Retrieved 5 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Georg Hellack (1992). "Press, Radio and Television in the Federal Republic of Germany" (Report). Inter Nationes. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  3. ^ Wayne C. Thompson (24 July 2014). Nordic, Central, and Southeastern Europe 2014. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. p. 279. ISBN 978-1-4758-1224-4. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  4. ^ David Ward (2004). "A Mapping Study of Media Concentration and Ownership in Ten European Countries" (PDF). Dutch Media Authority. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  5. ^ "Werbeträgerdaten - Presseerzeugnisse". Daten. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "Werbeträgerdaten - Presseerzeugnisse". Daten. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 

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