The number of national daily newspapers in Denmark was 127 in 1950, whereas it was 37 in 1965.[1] In 2009 the number of newspapers was 36.[2]

The European Journalism Centre (EJC) categorizes Danish newspapers into five groups: National newspapers with large distribution such as Jyllands-Posten, Politiken and Berlingske Tidende; national newspapers with small distribution such as Information and Kristeligt Dagblad; regional and local newspapers, tabloids and free newspapers such as Ekstrabladet and BT.[3] This is a list of newspapers in Denmark:


Title Published Est. Readership (2018)[4] Owner Political Orientation
Berlingske Daily 1749 141,000 Berlingske Media Conservative
B.T. Daily 1916 75,000 Berlingske Media Tabloidism
B.T. Metro Daily 264,000 Berlingske Media Tabloidism
The Copenhagen Post Weekly 1997 The Copenhagen Post Liberal
Dagbladet Arbejderen Daily Communist Party Communism
Dagbladet Børsen Daily 1896 109,000 Bonnier Group Economically liberal
Dagbladet Information Daily 1945 82,000 A/S Information Independent
Ekstrabladet Daily 1904 91,000 JP/Politikens Hus Tabloidism
Kristeligt Dagblad Daily 1896 109,000 Kristeligt Dagblad Christian democratic
Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten Daily 1871 172,000 JP/Politikens Hus Liberal-conservative
Dagbladet Politiken Daily 1884 254,000 JP/Politikens Hus Social-liberal
Søndagsavisen Sunday 1978 Søndagsavisen
Weekendavisen Friday 1971 190,000 Berlingske Media Liberal-conservative






See also


  1. ^ Pippa Norris (Fall 2000). "Chapter 4 The Decline of Newspapers?". A Virtuous Circle: Political Communications in Post-Industrial Societies (PDF). New York: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved 6 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Nikkei Media Data". Nikkei Media Group. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  3. ^ Per Jauert Media landscape Archived 2013-10-30 at the Wayback Machine European Journalism Centre Retrieved 13 October 2013
  4. ^ Stroll, Julia. "Ranking of national daily newspapers in Denmark in 2nd half of 2018, by number of readers (in 1,000s)". Statista, Inc. Retrieved 22 August 2019.