Knack (magazine)

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Knack
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Categories News magazine
Frequency Weekly
Circulation 104,542 (2013)
Publisher Roularta Printing
Year founded 1971; 46 years ago (1971)
Company Roularta Media Group
Country Belgium
Based in Brussels
Language Dutch
Website Knack

Knack is a Belgian (Flemish) weekly news magazine covering local news, politics, sports, business, jobs, and community events.

History and profile[edit]

Knack was founded in 1971 as the first Flemish news magazine in the country.[1][2] The magazine was modelled on Time, Newsweek, Der Spiegel and L’Express.[3] Knack has a left-liberal stance.[1]

The owner of the magazine is Roularta Media Group.[3] It is published weekly on Wednesdays.[1] The headquarters of the magazine is in Brussels.[1][4] It is Flemish equivalent of the French language news magazine Le Vif/L’Express which is also owned by Roularta Media Group.[5] Both magazines are published by Roularta Printing, a subsidiary of the Roularta Media Group.[6]

Knack has several supplements, Knack Weekend, Focus Knack[7] and Mondiaal Nieuws, an alternative monthly news magazine.[8] In 2010 Knack began to offer T'chin, a health supplement, together with its sister magazine Le Vif/L’Express.[9]

Circulation[edit]

Knack had a circulation of 123,924 copies in 1998 and 126,303 copies in 1999.[10] In 2001 the circulation of the magazine was 144,000 copies.[11]

During the period of 2006-2007 Knack had a circulation of 142,000 copies.[12] The circulation of the magazine was 141,678 copies in 2008[4] and 141,361 copies during the first quarter of 2009.[13] The magazine had a circulation of 112,928 copies in 2010 and 110,423 copies in 2011.[14] Its circulation was 103,298 copies in 2012.[14] The 2013 circulation of the weekly was 104.542 copies.[15]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Knack". Euro Topics. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "European News Resources". NYU Libraries. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Knack". Roularta Media Group. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Communicating Europe Manual: Belgium" (PDF). European Stability Initiative. July 2010. Retrieved 2 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "Le Vif/L'Express". VoxEurop. Retrieved 7 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "Annual Report 2010" (PDF). Roularta Media Group. Retrieved 7 December 2014. 
  7. ^ "News". Affinity-Primemedia. Retrieved 15 January 2015. 
  8. ^ "MO* Mondiaal Magazine verliest mogelijk overheidssubsidies". MediaSpecs (in Dutch). 16 October 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 
  9. ^ "T'chin a new health supplement to Le Vif and Knack magazines". Publicitas. 15 February 2010. Retrieved 15 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "Annual Report" (PDF). Roularta Media Group. 1999. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  11. ^ "Top 50 Finance/Business/News magazines worldwide (by circulation)" (Report). Magazine Organization. Retrieved 13 December 2014. 
  12. ^ Anne Austin et. al. (2008). "Western Europe Market & Media Fact" (PDF). Zenith Optimedia. Retrieved 8 April 2015. 
  13. ^ Jonas Lefevere; Regis Dandoy (2011). "Candidate Choice in Political Advertising: What Determines Who Gets Attention?" (PDF). World Political Science Review. 7 (1). Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  14. ^ a b "Top 50 Magazines". IFABC. 30 April 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2015. 
  15. ^ "Belgium: Magazine market" (PDF). Il Sole 24 Ore. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 

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