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Barometern OT is a local newspaper published in Kalmar, Sweden. It is the leading paper in its circulation area.[1]

History and profile

Barometern was established in 1841.

stock corporation, Barometern-OT AB, between 1990 and 2002.[2] In 2003 the paper merged with three newspapers, namely Blekinge Läns Tidning, Borås Tidning and Smålandsposten, to create the joint holding company Gota Media.[2][4] The company is the owner of Barometern OT[5] which is based in Kalmar.[6] Since 1963 another local paper, Oskarshamns-Tidningen, has been published as an edition of the paper.[2]

Barometern OT has been published in

tabloid format since 24 April 2001.[7] Toge Forsberg served as the editor-in-chief of the paper[6] which is published six times per week.[1]


In 2010 Barometern OT sold 42,300 copies.[4] The circulation of the paper was 41,000 copies in 2012 and 40,300 copies in 2013.[8]


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  8. ^ Frank Eriksson Barman (2014). "In search of a profitability framework for the local daily newspaper industry. A case study at Göteborgs-Posten" (Report). Gothenburg: Chalmers University of Technology. Retrieved 7 March 2015.

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