Mass media in Portugal includes a variety of online, print, and broadcast formats, such as radio, television, newspapers, and magazines. In the 20th century the Portuguese government censored the media, until the "1976 constitution guaranteed freedom of the press."[1]

Newspapers

See also: List of newspapers in Portugal

As of 2017 major newspapers in Portugal include Correio da Manhã, Expresso, Jornal de Notícias, Observador and Público.[1] The 5 most read newspapers in Portugal, by the fourth quarter of 2023:[2]

5 most read newspapers
Position Station Group (Owner) Circulation[a]
1 Expresso Impresa 87,685
2 Público Sonae 58,537
3 Correio da Manhã Medialivre 38,970
4 Jornal de Notícias Global Media Group 22,481
5 Record Medialivre 17,581

Magazines

See also: List of magazines in Portugal

The 5 most read magazines in Portugal, by the fourth quarter of 2023:[2]

5 most read magazines
Position Station Group (Owner) Circulation[b]
1 Maria Impala 28,056
2 TV Guia Medialivre 27,883
3 TV 7 Dias Impala 27,263
4 Nova Gente Impala 26,762
5 Visão Trust in News 23,216

Radio

See also: List of radio stations in Portugal

Monthly radio audience shares in December 2023 of the 5 main radio stations in Portugal:[3]

5 most heard radio stations
Position Station Group (Owner) Share of
audience (%)
1 Rádio Comercial Media Capital 26.6%
2 RFM Grupo Renascença 22.1%
3 M80 Radio Media Capital 8.1%
4 Antena 1 RTP 5.6%
5 Rádio Renascença Grupo Renascença 5.4%

Television

See also: Television in Portugal and List of television stations in Portugal

Monthly viewing shares in February 2024 of the 5 main TV channels in Portugal:[4]

5 most viewed TV channels
Position Channel Group (Owner) Share of
viewing (%)
1 TVI Media Capital 15.6%
2 SIC Impresa 15.0%
3 RTP1 RTP 10.6%
4 CMTV Medialivre 5.8%
5 CNN Portugal Media Capital 2.1%

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Portugal: Media and Publishing". Britannica.com. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  2. ^ a b Circulação e Tiragens - APCT
  3. ^ Bareme Rádio - 5ª vaga de 2023
  4. ^ "Audiências TV: Fevereiro fica marcado pelo regresso da TVI à liderança, algo que não acontecia desde janeiro de 2019". 1 March 2024. Retrieved 1 March 2024.

Notes

  1. ^ Digital+Printed
  2. ^ Digital+Printed

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