Dagens Nyheter

The Dagens Nyheter? / I (DN, schwed. for news of the day ) is a national daily newspaper in Sweden, and is published in Stockholm since 1864. The newspaper is currently the highest-circulation morning paper in Sweden and the only one that is distributed nationwide. In 2009, the newspaper had a circulation of 316,000 copies per day, which they reached an average of 881,000 people. The political setting of the blade is considered liberal. The Dagens Nyheter is owned by the Bonnier media family, which dominates about half of the Swedish media world.


The Dagens Nyheter was founded in 1864 by Rudolf Wall with the support of the publisher Albert Bonnier and appeared for the first time on 23 December of the same year. 1874, the newspaper was converted into a public limited company. The first family member was Albert Bonnier shareholders of Dagens Nyheter, in 1909, his son Karl Otto Bonnier finally acquired the majority of the company.

For a long time the seat of the newspaper of the 84 meters high called DN- Skrapan ( German as " DN- skyscraper " ), designed by architect Paul Hedqvist, which the newspaper in 1964 moved. 1996 moved to the editorial in today's office in the Gjörwellsgatan, along with the tabloid Expressen.

Chief and responsible editor

  • Rudolf Wall, 1864-1889
  • Fredrik Vult of Steijern, 1889-1898
  • Otto von Zweigbergk, 1898-1921
  • Sten Dehlgren, 1922-1946
  • Herbert Tingsten, 1946-1959
  • Sten Hedman, 1960-1962
  • Olof Lagercrantz, 1960-1975
  • Sven -Erik Larsson, 1960-1978
  • Hans -Ingvar Johnsson, 1974-1981
  • Per Wästberg, 1976-1982
  • Bengt Dennis, 1981-1982
  • Christina Jutterström, 1982-1995
  • Arne Ruth, 1982-1998
  • Anders Mellbourn, 1995-1997
  • Joachim Berner, 1998-2001
  • Anders Johnson, 2000-2001
  • Hans Bergström, 2001-2003
  • January Wifstrand, 2003-2006
  • Thorbjorn Larsson, 2006-2009
  • Gunilla Herlitz, 2009-2013
  • Peter Wolodarski, Since 2013