Västerbottens Folkblad

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Västerbottens Folkblad
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Editor-in-chief Daniel Nordström
Founded 1917; 100 years ago (1917)
Language Swedish
Headquarters Umeå, Sweden
Circulation 12,300 (2010)
Sister newspapers Västerbottens-Kuriren
ISSN 1104-0238
Website www.folkbladet.nu

Västerbottens Folkblad is a Swedish language newspaper published in Umeå, Sweden.

History and profile[edit]

Västerbottens Folkblad was founded in 1917. It is published in Umeå, Västerbotten[1] and covers regional news from Västerbotten.

In 2001 the company which owns Västerbottens-Kuriren, another newspaper in Umeå, acquired 50% of the paper.[2] Two years later the company became the majority owner of the paper with 91% of its share.[2]

In 2010 the circulation of Västerbottens Folkblad was 12,300 copies.[1]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Västerbottens Folkblad". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 27 May 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Mart Ots (2011). "Competition and collaboration between Swedish newspapers – an overview and case study of a restructuring market" (Conference paper). University of Akkureyri. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 

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