De Limburger

De Limburger is a Dutch newspaper covering the province of Limburg. The Limburgs Dagblad merged into De Limburger at the end 2017.[2] Both newspapers were owned by Mediahuis. Dagblad De Limburger, the previous name of De Limburger, was founded after a merger of Dagblad voor Noord-Limburg and De Limburger.

De Limburger
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatTabloid
Owner(s)Mediahuis
EditorRoy op het Veld
Founded1996
LanguageDutch
HeadquartersSittard
Circulation120,000 [1]
WebsiteLimburger.nl

Merger history

  • De Limburger (since 2016)
    • Limburgs Dagblad (1918–2017; gradually phased out)
    • Dagblad De Limburger (1996-2016)
      • Dagblad voor Noord-Limburg (18 April 1945 - 30 December 1995) (Northern Limburg)
        • Continuation of: Nieuwe venlosche courant (1908-1944) (Venlo)
          • Formerly: Venloosch nieuwsblad - Venloosche courant
            • Venloosche courant: nieuw weekblad (1869-1908)
              • Continuation of: Nieuw Venloosch Weekblad
            • Venloosch Nieuwsblad (1898-1908)
              • Continuation of: Venloosch weekblad (1863-1898)
      • De Limburger: Maas- en Roerbode (1 October 1971 - 30 December 1995)
        • Maas- en Roerbode (1945-1971) (Middle Limburg)
          • Continuation of: De Nieuwe koerier (1904-1944)
            • Maas- en Roerbode (1856-1904)
            • Provinciale Limburgse Courant
        • De Nieuwe Limburger (1955-1971) (South Limburg)
          • De Gazet van Limburg (1945-1955) (Maastricht)
            • Veritas (1935-1941, 1944-1945) (Maastricht)

References

  1. "Circulation figures". hoi-online.nl. HOI, Institute for Media Auditing. Archived from the original on 21 August 2012. Retrieved 26 September 2012.
  2. Thuis van Soest (19 March 2012). "Uitgevers in de problemen: 'digitaal' moet verlies regionale titels opvangen" (in Dutch). Retrieved 26 September 2012.
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