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Thurgauer Zeitung

Thurgauer Zeitung
Logo Thurgauer Zeitung 2011.svg
Type Daily newspaper
Owner(s) FPH Freie Presse Holding AG
Founded 1798; 220 years ago (1798)
Language German
Headquarters Frauenfeld
Website Thurgauer Zeitung

Thurgauer Zeitung is a Swiss German daily newspaper published in Frauenfeld, Switzerland. It is one of the oldest newspapers still in circulation.

History and profile

Thurgauer Zeitung was established in 1798.[1] The original publisher of the paper was Thurgauer Medien AG.[2] Tamedia became the owner of the daily in October 2005.[2][3] It was owned by the company until April 2010 when it was sold to FPH Freie Presse Holding AG, a subsidiary of NZZ-Media Group.[4][5] Until that date the paper was published by Huber & Co. AG, a subsidiary of Tamedia.[4][6]

Thurgauer Zeitung serves for the canton of Thurgau[4][7] and has its headquarters in Frauenfeld.[1] The paper is part of Newsnet, a platform of daily newspapers in Switzerland.[8]

In 1997 Thurgauer Zeitung had a circulation of 31,879 copies.[9]


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  2. ^ a b "Daily Newspapers Choose Smart Connection Enterprise". openPR. Zaandam. 11 October 2006. Retrieved 8 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "History. 2005". Tamedia AG. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c "FPH Freie Presse Holding takes over Thurgauer Zeitung". Publicitas. 15 April 2010. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "Where Your Revenues Come From in 2014" (PDF). PricewaterhouseCoopers AG. 2010. Retrieved 13 April 2015. 
  6. ^ "Peter Hartmeier will resign as Editor-in-Chief of Tages-Anzeiger in 2009 and become Publisher of Thurgauer Zeitung". Tamedia AG. 2008. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  7. ^ Katharina Schramm; David Skinner; Richard Rottenburg (15 January 2012). Identity Politics and the New Genetics: Re/Creating Categories of Difference and Belonging. Berghahn Books. p. 118. ISBN 978-0-85745-254-2. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  8. ^ "Media accountability and transparency" (PDF). CEJC. 5 (2). 2013. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  9. ^ Sibylle Hardmeier (1999). "Political Poll Reporting in Swiss Print Media" (PDF). International Journal of Public Opinion Research. 11 (3). Retrieved 30 December 2014. 

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