L'Eco di Bergamo

L'Eco di Bergamo is an Italian language daily newspaper published in Bergamo, Italy.

L'Eco di Bergamo
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Bergamo Dioceses
Founder(s)Sesa Company
Founded1880 (1880)
Political alignmentCatholic faith
WebsiteL'Eco di Bergamo

History and profile

L'Eco di Bergamo was established by the Sesa company in 1880.[1][2][3] Its publisher is SESAAB, which is owned by the Bergamo Dioceses.[1] SESAAB also publishes four editions of La Provincia newspaper, namely those of Como, Lecco, Sondrio and Varese.[4]

The headquarters of L'Eco di Bergamo is in Bergamo[4] and the paper is published in the Berliner format.[5] It is the first Italian newspaper which introduced color.[5]

L'Eco di Bergamo has a Catholic-oriented leaning.[6][7][8] An Italian priest Andrea Spada served as the editor-in-chief of the paper for 51 years.[1][9] He was appointed to the post in 1938[10] and was in office until 1989.[6]

At the end of the 1990s L'Eco di Bergamo had a circulation of 68,000 copies.[1] Its circulation was 56,000 copies in 2007.[11]

See also


  1. Dean Roper (September 1999). "SESAAB gives L'Eco di Bergamo power to diversify its activities" (PDF). WAN IFRA. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  2. "Articles". Remco Torenbosch. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  3. Western Europe 2003. Psychology Press. 30 November 2002. p. 392. ISBN 978-1-85743-152-0. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  4. "SESAAB group consolidates with Méthode". EidosMedia. Milan. 29 October 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  5. "L'Eco di Bergamo". Sol361. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  6. "Newspapers". Ciao Italy. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  7. John Pollard (30 June 2008). Catholicism in Modern Italy: Religion, Society and Politics Since 1861. Routledge. p. 171. ISBN 978-1-134-55675-5. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  8. Gino Moliterno, ed. (2005). Encyclopedia of Contemporary Italian Culture (PDF). London and New York: Routledge. ISBN 0-203-74849-2. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 January 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2015.
  9. Adriana Trigiani (3 April 2012). The Shoemaker's Wife. S M. p. 479. GGKEY:FZNQBU8Q13H. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  10. Peter Hebblethwaite (1 March 2005). John XXIII: Pope of the Century. A&C Black. p. 184. ISBN 978-0-86012-387-3. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  11. Anne Austin; et al. (2008). "Western Europe Market and Media Fact" (PDF). Zenith Optimedia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 February 2015. Retrieved 10 April 2015.
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