Iltalehti

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Iltalehti
Iltalehti wordmark.svg
Type Newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Alma Media
Editor Petri Hakala
Founded 1980; 35 years ago (1980)
Political alignment Neutral
Headquarters Helsinki
Circulation 78,617 (2013)
Sister newspapers Aamulehti
Kauppalehti
Website www.iltalehti.fi

Iltalehti (literally "Evening newspaper")[1] is a tabloid newspaper published in Helsinki, Finland.

History and profile[edit]

Iltalehti was established in 1980[2] as afternoon edition of newspaper Uusi Suomi.[citation needed] Alma Media is the owner of Iltalehti[2] which is based in Helsinki.[3] Its sister newspapers are Aamulehti and Kauppalehti.[4] Iltalehti is published in tabloid format[5] six times per week.[6][7]

Petri Hakala served as the editor-in-chief of Iltalehti.[3] On 1 September 2010 Panu Pokkinen was appointed to the post.[8] His term ended in December 2013 when Petri Hakala was reappointed to the post.[9]

Circulation[edit]

The circulation of Iltalehti was 105,059 copies in 1993.[10] The 2001 circulation of the paper was 134,777 copies, making it the fourth most read newspaper in Finland.[6] In 2002 Iltalehti had a circulation of 132,836 copies on weekdays.[3] The circulation of the paper was 126,000 copies in 2003, making it the fourth best selling newspaper in the country.[4][11] The 2004 circulation of the paper was 130,000 copies.[12]

The paper had a circulation of 130,290 copies in 2005[5][13] and of 133,007 copies in 2006.[14] Its circulation was 131,150 copies in 2007.[5] In 2008 Iltalehti was the third largest newspaper in Finland.[15] Of tabloid newspapers, the paper had a market share of 40% and its biggest (and only) rival Ilta-Sanomat had a market share of 60% in 2008.[15] Its circulation was 122,548 copies in 2008 and it dropped to 112,778 copies in 2009.[16] It was 107,052 copies in 2010[16] and 102,124 copies in 2011.[7] It fell to 91,219 copies in 2012[13] and to 78,617 copies in 2013.[17]

In 2010 the online version of Iltalehti was the most visited website in Finland in 2010 and was visited by 1,937,156 people per week.[18]

In May 2015 it was the 6th the most popular website in the country according to Alexa.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ kaannos.com translation
  2. ^ a b Georgios Terzis (2007). European Media Governance: National and Regional Dimensions. Intellect Books. p. 98. ISBN 978-1-84150-192-5. Retrieved 19 November 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c The Europa World Year Book 2003. Taylor & Francis. 10 July 2003. p. 1613. ISBN 978-1-85743-227-5. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "World Press Trends" (PDF). World Association of Newspapers. Paris. 2004. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c Kaarina Nikunen (2013). "Losing my profession: Age, experience and expertise in the changing newsrooms" (PDF). Journalism (Sage Publications). Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  6. ^ a b Mary Kelly; Gianpietro Mazzoleni; Denis McQuail, eds. (31 January 2004). The Media in Europe: The Euromedia Handbook. SAGE Publications. p. 62. ISBN 978-0-7619-4132-3. Retrieved 13 December 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "Circulation Statistics 2011" (PDF). Media Audit Finland. Retrieved 13 December 2014. 
  8. ^ "Panu Pokkinen appointed editor-in-chief". Alma Media. 29 July 2010. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  9. ^ "Olli-Pekka Behm appointed Executive Editor-in-Chief of Satakunnan Kansa". Globe Newswire. 11 October 2013. Retrieved 19 December 2014. 
  10. ^ Bernard A. Cook (2001). Europe Since 1945: An Encyclopedia. Taylor & Francis. p. 384. ISBN 978-0-8153-4057-7. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  11. ^ Mervi Pantti (2005). "Masculine tears, feminine tears – and crocodile tears" (PDF). Journalism 6 (3). Retrieved 24 February 2015. 
  12. ^ "Media pluralism in the Member States of the European Union" (PDF). Commission of the European Communities. Brussels. 16 January 2007. Retrieved 27 March 2015. 
  13. ^ a b Sampsa Saikkonen; Paula Häkämies (5 January 2014). "Mapping Digital Media:Finland" (Report). Open Society Foundations. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 
  14. ^ "Top ten daily newspapers by circulation 2006". Nordicom. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 
  15. ^ a b "Circulations 2008" (PDF). Finnish Audit Bureau of Circulations. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  16. ^ a b "National newspapers total circulation". International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Circulations. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  17. ^ "Circulation Statistics 2013" (PDF). Levikintarkastus Oy - Finnish Audit Bureau of Circulations. 23 June 2014. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  18. ^ Kari Karppinen; Hannu Nieminen; Anna-Laura Markkanen (2014). "High Professional Ethos in a Small, Concentrated Media Market" (PDF). Blogipalvelut. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  19. ^ "Alexa siteinfo". Alexa. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 

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