Moss Avis

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Moss Avis
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid (1989–present)
Owner(s) Mediehuset Østfold
Editor Jan Tollefsen
Founded 1876
Political alignment Non-partisan
Headquarters Moss, Norway
Circulation 14,979[1]

Moss Avis is a local newspaper in Moss, Norway. Having a rivalry with Moss Dagblad, it is published six days a week. The chief editor is Pål Enghaug.

It was established in 1876, and became affiliated with the Liberal Party. It later shifted to the right before becoming non-partisan.[2] It was originally published three times a week, but this was expanded to six times in 1931.[3] It changed to tabloid format in 1989, and launched its Internet site in 1999. Between 1998 and 2008 it was published seven times a week.[2]

In addition to Moss, the newspaper covers Rygge, Råde, Våler, Son and Hobøl.[2] It has a circulation of 14,979, of whom 14,703 are subscribers.[1] It is owned by Mediehuset Østfold, which is owned 99.3% by Edda Media.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Moss Avis". Norwegian Media Registry (in Norwegian). Norwegian Media Authority. Archived from the original on July 3, 2007. Retrieved 8 March 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Moss Avis". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 8 March 2009. 
  3. ^ Østbye, Helge (1984). Massemediene (in Norwegian). Oslo: Tiden. p. 22. ISBN 82-10-02375-6.