Kauno diena

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Kauno diena
Kauno diena logo.png
Type Daily newspaper
Format compact
Owner(s) Hermis Capital
Publisher Diena Media News
Editor-in-chief Žilvinė Petrauskaitė-Taranda
Founded 1945
Language Lithuanian
Circulation 38,000 (2005)
Sister newspapers Vilniaus diena
ISSN 1392-7639
Website http://www.kaunodiena.lt

Kauno diena (English: Kaunas Daily) is a Lithuanian daily newspaper, printed in Kaunas.

History and profile[edit]

In 1998, Kauno diena was bought by Norwegian media giant Orkla Media subsidiary Orkla Press. In December 2006 Orkla sold its media stakes to the investment company Hermis Capital.[1] Its daily circulation in 2005 was about 38,000 copies.

It was formerly known as Tarybų Lietuva (Soviet Lithuania, 1945–1950) and Kauno Tiesa (Kaunas Truth, 1950–1992).

The present editor in chief of Kauno diena is Žilvinė Petrauskaitė-Taranda.

Previous editors[edit]

  • 1945 – Jonas Šimkus
  • 1945–1950 – Donatas Roda
  • 1950 – Juozas Chlivickas
  • 1951–1953 – Povilas Putrimas
  • 1954–1956 – Julius Čygas
  • 1956–1958 – V.Norvaiša
  • 1958–1960 – Juozas Leonavičius
  • 1960–1987 – Zenonas Baltušnikas
  • 1987–1998 – Teklė Mačiulienė
  • 1999–2007 – Aušra Lėka
  • 2007 – Kęstutis Jauniškis

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vaclav Stetka (2012). "From Multinationals to Business Tycoons: Media Ownership and Journalistic Autonomy in Central and Eastern Europe". The International Journal of Press/Politics 17 (4). doi:10.1177/1940161212452449. Retrieved 30 November 2014. 

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