Urban (newspaper)

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Type Free daily newspaper
Format Compact
Owner(s) Det Berlingske Officin A/S
Publisher Berlingske Gratisaviser A/S
Editor Dorthe Carlsen
Founded 24 September 2001
Political alignment None
Language Danish
Ceased publication 12 January 2012
Headquarters Copenhagen, Denmark
Website www.urbanavis.dk

Urban was a Danish free daily newspaper owned by Det Berlingske Officin.

History and profile[edit]

Urban was launched on 24 September 2001, shortly after the competing free daily MetroXpress (the Danish edition of the Metro newspaper).

In its first year Urban had a circulation 108,000 copies.[1] It was 181,000 copies in 2002 and 171,000 copies in 2003.[1] Urban had a circulation of 330,000 copies both in 2006 and in 2007.[1] The circulation in second half of 2008 was 196,752.

Urban was closed on 12 January 2012.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Piet Bakker (2007). "Free daily journalism – anything new?". Journalistika. 4. Retrieved 26 November 2014. 
  2. ^ Gratisavisen Urban lukker - TV 2 Nyhederne (Danish)

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