Kurier

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Kurier
Type Daily newspaper
Format Berliner
Owner(s) Printmedienbeteiligungsgesellschaft
WAZ-Mediengruppe
Publisher Kurier-Zeitungsverlag und Druckerei GmbH.
Editor Christoph Kotanko
Founded 1954; 61 years ago (1954)
Political alignment Centre right, liberal
Headquarters Vienna
Circulation 385,000 (2013)
Website Kurier

Kurier is a German language daily newspaper based in Vienna, Austria.[1]

History and profile[edit]

Kurier was established in 1954[2][3] by Ludwig Polsterer.[4][5] The WAZ-Mediengruppe holds 49% of the paper.[6] The company also partly owns Kronen Zeitung.[7] The publisher of Kurier is Kurier-Zeitungsverlag und Druckerei GmbH.[2]

Kurier is based in Vienna.[5] Christoph Kotanko is the editor-in-chief of the daily.[1] From May to July 2007 the daily published "Kurier edition wissen."[1]

Circulation[edit]

Kurier was the eighteenth largest newspaper worldwide with a circulation of 443,000 copies in the late 1980s.[8] The circulation of the paper was 263,000 copies in 2001.[9] It was the third best selling Austrian newspaper in 2002 with a circulation of 252,000 copies.[10] The daily had a circulation of 172,000 copies in 2003 and 173,000 copies in the first quarter of 2004.[7] Its circulation in 2005 was 172,000 copies.[5] The 2007 circulation of the paper was 169,481 copies.[1] It had a circulation of 158,469 copies in 2011.[11] The circulation of the paper was 385,000 copies in 2013.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Science News? Overview of Science Reporting in the EU". EU. 2007. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Austria 2013". WAN IFRA. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "European News Resources". NYU Libraries. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  4. ^ Martina Thiele. "Press freedom and pluralism in Europe". Intellect Books. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c "The press in Austria". BBC. 10 November 2005. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "Communications Report 2005" (Report). Rundfunk and Telekom Regulierungs GmbH. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "Media Markets: Austria Country Overview". Russian Telecom. August 2004. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  8. ^ Franz Horner (1996). "Agencies of Socialization". In Volkmar Lauber. Contemporary Austrian Politics. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. p. 223. Retrieved 1 January 2015.  – via Questia (subscription required)
  9. ^ Adam Smith (15 November 2002). "Europe's Top Papers". campaign. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  10. ^ "World Press Trends". Paris: World Association of Newspapers. 2004. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  11. ^ Paul C. Murschetz (25 January 2014). State Aid for Newspapers: Theories, Cases, Actions. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 135. ISBN 978-3-642-35691-9. Retrieved 2 December 2014. 

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