La Gaceta (Spain)

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La Gaceta
(La Gaceta de los Negocios)
La Gaceta logo.png
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Grupo Intereconomia
Founder(s) Jose Antonio Martinez Soler
Founded March 1989, as La Gaceta de los Negocios
Political alignment Right-wing
Economic liberal
Language Spanish
Headquarters Madrid

La Gaceta (Spanish for "The Gazette", full name La Gaceta de los Negocios, "The Business Gazette") is a newspaper belonging to the Intereconomia Group which is conservative and supportive of market liberalism.

History and profile[edit]

The newspaper was established as La Gaceta de los Negocios in March 1989.[1][2][3] It was part of Grupo Zeta in the 1990s.[4] In 1994 the paper had a circulation of 17,736 copies.[4]

The paper once belonged to Grupo Negocios until August 2009 when it was bought by Intereconomia Group.[2] On 21 October 2009, the newspaper was relaunched nationally under the name La Gaceta.[3] Following the transaction it also left its pure business focus, becoming a general newspaper.[5] It sold out in its first day, selling 100,000 copies.[6]

Its headquarters was in Madrid[3] and it had branches in Barcelona, Bilbao, Valencia, and Valladolid. Conservative and economically liberal, La Gaceta positioned itself as the leading representative of Spanish conservatism and traditionalism.[7] It took strong stances against abortion and same-sex marriage and heavily criticized the Socialist government of 2004-2011.

In December 2013 the paper ceased paper publication,[2][8] It continues to publish online.[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "General speakers". Students for Liberty. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c "Intereconomía cierra 'La Gaceta'". Telecinco (in Spanish). 26 December 2013. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c "La Gaceta profile". VoxEurop. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Jose L. Alvarez; Carmelo Mazza; Jordi Mur (October 1999). "The management publishing industry in Europe" (PDF). University of Navarra. Archived from the original (Occasional Paper No:99/4) on 30 June 2010. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  5. ^ "La Gaceta paid relaunch". Newspaper Innovation. 26 October 2009. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  6. ^ Intereconomia's programme El Gato al Agua
  7. ^ La Gaceta, proud of being right-wing (Spanish)
  8. ^ a b "Spain national paper stops printing in crisis". Expatica. 30 December 2013. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 

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