Aftonbladet

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Aftonbladet (, lit. "The evening paper") is a Swedish daily tabloid format newspaper published in Stockholm, Sweden.wikipedia
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Lars Johan Hierta

Lars Hierta
The newspaper was founded by Lars Johan Hierta in December 1830 under the name of Aftonbladet i Stockholm during the modernization of Sweden.
He is best known as the founder of the newspaper Aftonbladet in 1830.

Swedish Trade Union Confederation

LOtrade unionsTrade Union Confederation
The owners of Aftonbladet are the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO) which bought it in the 1950s and Norwegian media group Schibsted which acquired its share in the paper in the late 1990s. Despite interest from both the Liberal Party and the Centre Party, Torsten Kreuger sold Aftonbladet as well as Stockholms-Tidningen to the Swedish Trade Union Confederation.
Until recently, The Swedish Trade Union Confederation owned 50.1% of the evening newspaper Aftonbladet, the largest daily newspaper in Scandinavia.

Schibsted

Schibsted ASASchibsted Media GroupSchibsted Forlag
The owners of Aftonbladet are the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO) which bought it in the 1950s and Norwegian media group Schibsted which acquired its share in the paper in the late 1990s.
1996: Acquisition of Aftonbladet

Expressen

KvällspostenGöteborgs-TidningenGT
The same year its circulation passed that of long-time tabloid rival Expressen.
Expressen ("The Express") is one of two nationwide evening newspapers in Sweden, the other being Aftonbladet.

Stockholms-Tidningen

Stockholmstidningen
Despite interest from both the Liberal Party and the Centre Party, Torsten Kreuger sold Aftonbladet as well as Stockholms-Tidningen to the Swedish Trade Union Confederation.
It was one of the major dailies in the country together with Dagens Nyheter and Aftonbladet in the 1960s.

Åsa Linderborg

Under former culture editor Åsa Linderborg, the cultural section was criticized by pro-Israel groups for taking an anti-Israeli stance, and in some instances Linderborg was accused of publishing opinion pieces that alluded to anti-Semitic concepts.
She writes regularly for Aftonbladet, where she works as chief cultural editor.

Svenska Dagbladet

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In 2005 Aftonbladet started a Web portal for business news as a joint venture with Svenska Dagbladet.
In 2005 the paper started a Web portal for business news as a joint venture with Aftonbladet.

Torsten Kreuger

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Despite interest from both the Liberal Party and the Centre Party, Torsten Kreuger sold Aftonbladet as well as Stockholms-Tidningen to the Swedish Trade Union Confederation.
He was owner of the newspapers Stockholms Dagblad and Aftonbladet, and for a short period also Stockholms-Tidningen.

Linda Thelenius

Linda Rosing
In late 2006, the paper's own journalist Peter Kadhammar criticized the paper's treatment of the love life of Swedish tabloid celebrity Linda Rosing as equally important to the war in Iraq.
According to Aftonbladet, Thelenius brought in 203,000 ballots with 255,000 being the needed minimum to make it through the 4% barrier to the Riksdag, the Swedish national legislative assembly (Parliament).

List of newspapers in Sweden

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*List of newspapers in Sweden

Sweden

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According to Alexa, as of November, 2019 it was the 10th most visited site in Sweden.
The two largest evening tabloids are Aftonbladet (social democratic) and Expressen (liberal).

Swedish language

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Aftonbladet (, lit. "The evening paper") is a Swedish daily tabloid format newspaper published in Stockholm, Sweden.

Stockholm

Stockholm, SwedenStockholm Citycity of Stockholm
Aftonbladet (, lit. "The evening paper") is a Swedish daily tabloid format newspaper published in Stockholm, Sweden.

Nordic countries

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It is one of the largest daily newspapers in the Nordic countries.

Sweden during the late 19th century

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The newspaper was founded by Lars Johan Hierta in December 1830 under the name of Aftonbladet i Stockholm during the modernization of Sweden.

Social democracy

social democraticsocial-democraticsocial democrat
It currently describes itself as an "independent social-democratic newspaper."

Norway

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The owners of Aftonbladet are the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO) which bought it in the 1950s and Norwegian media group Schibsted which acquired its share in the paper in the late 1990s.

Charles XIV John of Sweden

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The paper reported news and also criticised the new Swedish king Charles XIV John.

Editor-in-chief

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Initially liberal, it drifted towards conservatism under Harald Sohlman, editor in chief from 1890 to 1921.

Swedish Match

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In 1929 the newspaper came under the control of the Kreuger family, when a majority of the shares was bought by Swedish Match, at that time the heart of Ivar Kreuger's corporate empire.

Ivar Kreuger

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In 1929 the newspaper came under the control of the Kreuger family, when a majority of the shares was bought by Swedish Match, at that time the heart of Ivar Kreuger's corporate empire.

Per Albin Hansson

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In 1932 it backed Per Albin Hansson's new Social Democratic government.

World War II

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Heavily influenced by pro-German staff members, the newspaper supported Germany during World War II.

Liberals (Sweden)

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Despite interest from both the Liberal Party and the Centre Party, Torsten Kreuger sold Aftonbladet as well as Stockholms-Tidningen to the Swedish Trade Union Confederation.

Centre Party (Sweden)

Centre PartyFarmers' LeagueCenterpartiet
Despite interest from both the Liberal Party and the Centre Party, Torsten Kreuger sold Aftonbladet as well as Stockholms-Tidningen to the Swedish Trade Union Confederation.