Stavanger Avis

Liberal Party of Norway Stavanger Aftenblad Stavanger

Stavanger Avis was a Norwegian newspaper, published in Stavanger in Rogaland county. Its allegiance was Liberal.

Stavanger Avis was started in 1888 as Rogalands Folkeblad, its name changed in 1889.[1] The first editors were Oddmund Vik[2] and Alexander Kielland.[3] In 1899 the newspaper absorbed a competitor, Stavangeren.[1]

Vik left the position as chief editor in 1908.[2] The new editor, Lars Kleiveland took a stance against temperance and prohibition. The populace did not take kindly to this,[4] and Stavanger Avis went defunct in 1911,[1] survived by a competing Liberal newspaper Stavanger Aftenblad[4] which still exists.