List of newspapers in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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This is a partial list of newspapers in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Daily newspapers[edit]

Newspapers in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Newspaper Established Headquarters Frequency Owner / Publisher Website Press Council BiH Member ISSN Number Notes
Oslobođenje 30 August 1943; 74 years ago (1943-08-30) Sarajevo
Džemala Bijedića 185
71000 Sarajevo, BiH
Daily Oslobođenje d.o.o. Green tickY 2232 - 9986 Oslobođenje (English: Liberation) was founded in Donja Trnova near Ugljevik, as an anti-nazi newspaper. During the Bosnian war and the Siege of Sarajevo, the Oslobođenje staff operated out of a makeshift newsroom in a bomb shelter after its 10-story office building had been destroyed. During the war, its staff managed to print the newspaper every day except for one.[1]
Dnevni Avaz 2 October 1993; 23 years ago (1993-10-02) Sarajevo
Tešanjska 24b Avaz Twist Tower
71000 Sarajevo, BiH
Daily AVAZ ROTO PRESS d.o.o. Red XN 1840 - 3522 Dnevni Avaz (English: Daily voice) evolved from a monthly publication Bošnjački Avaz. In 1994 it became known simply as Avaz and was published weekly in BiH and Germany. In 1995 it was reestablished by Fahrudin Radončić as a daily newspaper.[2] Avaz is part of the Avaz publishing house, the biggest news house in Bosnia and Herzegovina.[2][3]
Faktor 12 November 2015; 21 months ago (2015-11-12) Sarajevo
Fra Anđela Zvizdovića 1 UNITIC Tower
71000 Sarajevo, BiH
Daily Simurg Media d.o.o. Green tickY 2303 - 8691 With the slogan Factor - the newspaper you want - Faktor (English: Factor) emerged from its own web portal. The company Simurg media also issues a political magazine called Stav.[4]
Nezavisne novine 27 December 1995; 21 years ago (1995-12-27) Banja Luka
Braće Pišteljića 1
78000 Banja Luka, BiH
Daily NIGD "DNN" d.o.o. Green tickY Unknown Today's Nezavisne Novine (English: Independent newspapers) emerged from a daily publication Dnevne nezavisne novine which were the first private newspaper in Republika Srpska entity. The first editor was Željko Kopanja. Following the paper's reporting on atrocities committed by Bosnian Serbs, Kopanja was denounced by some groups as a traitor, and began to receive death threats.[3] On October 22, 1999, he was nearly killed by a car bomb that exploded as he turned the ignition key. A nearby hospital amputated both of his legs. Since 2000, the newspaper changed its name and expand the target audience of the entire territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Glas Srpske 15 September 1992; 25 years ago (1992-09-15) Banja Luka
Braće Pišteljića 1
78000 Banja Luka, BiH
Daily Glas Srpske a.d. Green tickY 2303 - 7385 Today's Glas Srpske (Srpski: Глас Српске ; English: Voice of Srpska) was founded as Glas in Župica near Drvar, as an anti-nazi newspaper from NOP. It was monthly publication for Bosanska Krajina area. In 1992, the newspaper changed its name, editorial policy and audience. During the Bosnian war, National Assembly of Republika Srpska issued a decision that newspaper goes out as The daily newspapers of the Republika Srpska. Since 5 May 2003 the newspaper comes out under the new name "Glas Srpske" in Cyrillic script.
Press RS 2011; 6 years ago (2011) Banja Luka
Dr Mladena Stojanovića 29
78000 Banja Luka, BiH
Daily NPC International d.o.o. Green tickY 2233-176X Press RS also has its own web portal. The company NPC International also issues a magazine called Zdravo živo.
EuroBlic 4 July 2000; 17 years ago (2000-07-04) Banja Luka
Miše Stupara 3
78000 Banja Luka, BiH
Daily Ringier Axel Springer d.o.o. Green tickY 2233-176X EuroBlic is a daily middle-market tabloid newspaper in Republika Srpska. Founded in 2000, EuroBlic is currently owned by Ringier Axel Springer Media AG, a joint venture between Ringier media corporation from Switzerland and Axel Springer AG from Germany. The joint Swiss-German entity owns and operates EuroBlic through Blic its Serbian subsidiary Ringier Axel Springer d.o.o. (formerly Blic Press d.o.o. and Ringier d.o.o.), a limited liability company. EuroBlic also issues a magazine called Blic žena and Blic plus.
Dnevni list 2001; 16 years ago (2001) Mostar
Kralja Petra Krešimira IV 66/2
88000 Mostar, BiH
Daily DL trgovina d.o.o.
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina Green tickY 1512 - 8792 Dnevni list is daily newspaper (English: Daily Courier) is a popular daily newspaper in Bosnia and Herzegovina.[5] Its headquarters is in Mostar.[3] The paper is especially popular among the nation of the Croats and Bosniaks. The paper was founded in 2001 and it has a pro-Croats stance.[5]
Večernji list BiH 2007; 10 years ago (2007) Mostar
Kralja Zvonimira 13
88000 Mostar, BiH
Daily Večernji list d.o.o.
Zagreb, Croatia
Styria Media Group Green tickY 1333 - 9192 Večernji list BiH is daily edition of Večernji list for Bosnia and Herzegovina ( English: Evening Courier) and it is considered as conservative newspaper owned by Styria Media Group. Večernji list was started in Zagreb in 1959.[6][7]

Weekly and biweekly newspapers[edit]


Banja Luka[edit]



Velika Kladuša[edit]



  1. ^ "AJR "From the Battleground To the Suburbs"". AJR. Archived from the original on 16 July 2012. Retrieved 24 December 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Pål Kolstø (28 December 2012). Media Discourse and the Yugoslav Conflicts: Representations of Self and Other. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. p. 259. ISBN 978-1-4094-9164-4. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c Kadri Ackarbasic. International Journal of Rule of Law, Transitional Justice And Human Rights. Association Pravnik Sarajevo. p. 90. GGKEY:B0XLC3UWS4H. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Novine koje ste željeli: Odštampan prvi broj Faktora" (in Bosnian). 12 November 2015. Retrieved 24 December 2015. 
  5. ^ a b Davor Marko (2012). "Citizenship in Media Discourse in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, and Serbia" (Working papers). European Research Council. Retrieved 20 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Croatian newspapers and magazines". PECOB. Retrieved 11 October 2013. 
  7. ^ Helena Popović et. al (29 October 2010). "The case of Croatia". Media policies and regulatory practices in a selected set of European countries, the EU and the Council of Europe (PDF). Athens: The Mediadem Consortium. Retrieved 24 December 2015. 
  8. ^ Maja Jurić, Radio Soli i Hrvatski glasnik mediji koji Hrvate u Tuzli drže na okupu,, published 19 May 2007, accessdate 31 May 2014 (in Croatian)

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