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il Centro
Quotidiano dell'Abruzzo
("Daily of Abruzzo")
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Luigi Pierangeli
Publisher
  • Il Centro S.p.A.
Founded1986; 38 years ago (1986)
Political alignmentIndependent
LanguageItalian
HeadquartersPescara, Italy
Circulation17,500 (2014)
Websitewww.ilcentro.it

il Centro is an Italian language local daily newspaper based in Pescara, Italy.

History

il Centro was founded in 1986[1] and the first issue was published on 3 July. Its headquarters is in Pescara[2][3] and the paper was published by Finegil Editoriale.[1]

The newspaper was part of Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso until 2016, when it was sold to local businessman Luigi Pierangeli.[2][4][5]

il Centro has an independent political stance.[3]

The editorial office of the paper in L'Aquila was severely damaged during the earthquake in 2009.

il Centro had a circulation of 24,265 copies in 2008.[6] Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso claimed a circulation of 19,041 copies for the paper in 2013.[4] The company reported that the circulation of the paper was 17,500 copies in 2014.[2]

Localised publications

References

  1. ^ a b "Il Centro". Publicitas. Archived from the original on 23 December 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Local Newspapers". Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso. Archived from the original on 18 March 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Communicating Europe: Italy Manual" (PDF). European Stability Initiative. 19 May 2008. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso Spa 2014" (PDF) (presentation slides). Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso. October 2014. p. 8. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 February 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Luigi Pierangeli compra 'il Centro' - Notizie - Ansa.it". Agenzia ANSA (in Italian). 7 September 2016. Retrieved 5 November 2023.
  6. ^ Data for average newspaper circulation in 2008 Archived 22 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine Accertamenti Diffusione Stampa