Halden Arbeiderblad

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Halden Arbeiderblad
Owner(s) A-pressen (41.5%)
Editor Frode Rekve
Founded 1929
Political alignment Labour Party
Non-partisan
Headquarters Halden, Norway
Website www.ha-halden.no

Halden Arbeiderblad is a Norwegian language local newspaper published in Halden, Norway.

History and profile[edit]

Halden Arbeiderblad was established in 1929 as a Labour Party newspaper,[1] but later became non-partisan.[2] It was stopped between October 1940 and June 1945 due to the German occupation of Norway,[1] and the editor-in-chief Johannes Stubberud was sent to a concentration camp.[3]

In addition to Halden, the newspaper covers the municipality of Aremark.[1] In 2008 it had a circulation of 8,533 copies of which 8,267 were through subscription.[4] It is published by Halden Arbeiderblad AS, which is owned 41.5% by A-pressen, 14.7% by the Labour Party, 19.9% by local trade unions and 23.9% by various others.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Østbye, Helge (1984). Massemediene (in Norwegian). Oslo: Tiden. p. 27. ISBN 82-10-02375-6. 
  2. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Halden Arbeiderblad". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 8 March 2009. 
  3. ^ Ording, Arne; Johnson, Gudrun; Garder, Johan (1951). Våre falne 1939-1945. 4. Oslo: Grøndahl. p. 253. 
  4. ^ a b "Halden Arbeiderblad". Norwegian Media Registry (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 8 March 2009.