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Smålandsposten is a local

morning newspaper published in Växjö, Southern Sweden
. Founded in 1866 it is one of the earliest newspapers in the country.

History and profile

Smålandsposten was established in 1866.

conservative leaning[7] and fully focuses on local news.[8]

As of 2015 Magnus Karlsson was the editor-in-chief of the paper.[9] When he resigned in January 2019 after serving in the post for 15 years Kristina Bingström was appointed to the post being the first female and sixteenth editor-in-chief of the daily.[10]

Smålandsposten is the recipient of the European Newspaper Award of 2009 in the category of local newspaper for its spectacular reportages on local events.[3][4]

In 2010 Smålandsposten sold 38,600 copies.[8] The paper had a circulation of 35,400 copies in 2012 and 34,900 copies in 2013.[11]


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  4. ^ a b "Eleventh European Newspaper Award:Main prize winners from Sweden, Germany, Portugal and Croatia". Adnative. Archived from the original on 12 February 2015. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
  5. ^ Ole Munk (Spring 2002). "Redefining the whole process" (PDF). Design Journal (82).
  6. ^ Ulrika Andersson (2013). "From Broadsheet to Tabloid: Content changes in Swedish newspapers in the light of a shrunken size". Observatorio (OBS) Journal. 7 (4).
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  8. ^ a b "Special topic "Local information"". European Newspaper Congress. 2010. Archived from the original on 15 April 2015. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
  9. ^ "Växjö Celebrities Choice of Art". Växjö. Retrieved 11 March 2015.
  10. ^ "Efter 153 år – hon blir första kvinnliga chefredaktören på Smålandsposten". Dagens Media (in Swedish). 12 February 2019. Retrieved 27 April 2021.
  11. ^ 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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