History and profile
The newspaper was established by Joh. E. Paulsen in 1896. Following the occupation of Norway by Nazis the paper was taken by them in 1941. Since 1995 the newspaper is owned by Amedia. It mainly focuses on the Lofoten area. It had a circulation of 7,133 copies in 2008. Jan Eivind Fredly is the editor.
- Kaarle Nordenstreng; Ulf Jonas Björk; Frank Beyersdorf; Svennik Høyer; Epp Lauk (26 January 2016). A History of the International Movement of Journalists: Professionalism Versus Politics. Palgrave Macmillan UK. p. 45. ISBN 978-1-137-53055-4. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
- Lofotposten Store Norske Leksikon, Retrieved 21 March 2013
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