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is a daily newspaper in Sweden. The first issue appeared on 18 December 1884. Svenska Dagbladet
is published in Stockholm
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and provides coverage of national and international news as well as local coverage of the Greater Stockholm region. Its subscriber
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s are concentrated in the capital, but it is distributed in most of Sweden.
Among Swedish morning newspapers, Svenska Dagbladet
has the third largest circulation (195,200 in 2007), after Dagens Nyheter
is a daily newspaper in Sweden. It has the largest circulation of Swedish morning newspapers, followed by Göteborgs-Posten and Svenska Dagbladet, and is the only morning newspaper that is distributed to subscribers across the whole country. In 2009 DN had a circulation of 316,000, reaching 881...
Göteborgs-Posten is a major daily newspaper in Sweden. It is published in Gothenburg, with containing coverage of local, regional, national and international issues. It is chiefly distributed in western Götaland. It has the second largest national circulation, after Dagens Nyheter and before...
The stated position of the editorial page is "independently moderate" (oberoende moderat
), which means it is independent but adheres to the liberal conservatism
Liberal conservatism also known as progressive conservatism is a variant of political conservatism which incorporates liberal elements. As "conservatism" and "liberalism" have had different meanings over time and across countries, the term "liberal conservatism" has been used in quite different...
of the Moderate Party
The Moderate Party is a centre-right, liberal conservative political party in Sweden. The party was founded in 1904 as the General Electoral League by a group of conservatives in the Swedish parliament...
Since 1925, Svenska Dagbladet
has awarded an individual sportsperson or a team the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal
The Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal is an annual award "for the most significant Swedish sports achievement of the year". It has been awarded by a jury led by the Swedish morning paper Svenska Dagbladet since 1925. According to its statutes the Medal may be awarded in November or December to either...
at the end of each year.