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Arbetarbladet front page
Editor-in-chiefHelena Nyman
Founded14 March 1902; 118 years ago (1902-03-14)
Political alignmentSocial democratic
HeadquartersHattmakargatan 12, Gävle
Circulation19,500 (2013)

Arbetarbladet (meaning The Worker in English)[1] is a social democratic newspaper published in Gävle, Sweden.[2]

History and profile

The first issue of Arbetarbladet was published on 14 March 1902.[3] The paper is published in tabloid format.[4]

Fredrik Ström was the editor-in-chief of the newspaper during the period of 1908-1910.[5] Karl August Fagerholm was the editor-in-chief between 1934 and 1942.[6] Kennet Lutti was the editor-in-chief of the newspaper several years from 1994.[5] Today Helena Nyman is the editor-in-chief. She took over after Daniel Nordström.

In 2006 the newspaper had a daily edition of 26,100 copies. Its circulation was 21,600 copies in 2011.[7] The circulation of the paper was 20,800 copies in 2012 and 19,500 copies in 2013.[8]


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  2. ^ TT-Magasinet Archived 30 April 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Max Petersson; et al. (2013). ""Slå ihop eländet!"" (PDF). Journalistik (in Swedish). Retrieved 8 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Newspapers Next Generation" (PDF). Boström Design and Development. 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 May 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
  5. ^ a b Nya Lundstedt - dagstidningar / Kungl. biblioteket Archived 25 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ A. T. Lane (1995). Biographical Dictionary of European Labor Leaders. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 302. ISBN 978-0-313-29899-8.
  7. ^ Paul C. Murschetz (2014). State Aid for Newspapers: Theories, Cases, Actions. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 309. ISBN 978-3-642-35691-9.
  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 6 March 2015.