Front page (national edition), 11 October 2008
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Caltagirone Editore
EditorAlessandro Barbano
Founded1892; 132 years ago (1892)
Political alignmentCentre-left politics
HeadquartersNaples, Italy
WebsiteIl Mattino

Il Mattino (English: "The Morning") is an Italian daily newspaper published in Naples, Italy.[1]

History and profile

Il Mattino was first published on 16 March 1892[2][3] by the journalists Edoardo Scarfoglio and Matilde Serao. The paper is owned and published by Caltagirone Editore.[2][4]

Il Mattino sold 87,777 copies in 2004.[5] Based on the 2008 survey data from Accertamenti Diffusione Stampa, it was the most read daily newspaper in Campania, and according to Audipress, it was one of the most read papers in southern Italy with 975.000 readers in 2011.[6] In 2008 the paper had a circulation of 79,573 copies.[7]

See also


  1. ^ Mark Gilbert; Robert K. Nilsson (2007). Historical Dictionary of Modern Italy. Scarecrow Press. p. 354. ISBN 978-0-8108-6428-3.
  2. ^ a b "Group". Caltagirone Editore. Archived from the original on 10 August 2014. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Il Mattino". Prime Media. Archived from the original on 20 August 2014. Retrieved 4 March 2015.
  4. ^ Donatella della Porta; Manuela Caiani (2 June 2004). "The Transformation of Political Mobilisation and Communication in European Public Spheres". Europub. Archived from the original (Report) on 3 January 2019. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  5. ^ "European Publishing Monitor. Italy" (PDF). Turku School of Economics and KEA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 April 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
  6. ^ "Audipress 2011". Archived from the original on 16 November 2013. Retrieved 16 May 2012.
  7. ^ Data for average newspaper circulation in 2008 Archived 22 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine Accertamenti Diffusione Stampa.