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In 1989 the then deputy director of Expresso, Vicente Jorge Silva, left the paper to found the daily Público in 1990. He was able to secure the services of several important Expresso journalists for the new paper. In the working agreement between publishers and editors Público declares its ideological, political and economic independence and pledges its commitment to high-quality journalism and diversity of opinion. It quickly became one of Portugal's leading papers. It is owned by the World Media Network, which among others owns the Süddeutsche Zeitung, El País, Libération und La Stampa.

Medium: daily
Political orientation: Liberal
Circulation: 37,000 (2009)
Frequency of publication: Monday to Sunday

Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Publisher: Público Comunicação Social, SA (Grupo Sonaecom)
Area of distribution: Nationwide
Established: 1990

Rua Viriato, 13
P-1069-315 Lisbon
Phone: 00351-210 111 000

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1.  Público - Portugal | 27/05/2015

Franco-German counter-attack against Cameron

Berlin and Paris have forged a plan for strengthening the Eurozone and will submit it to the European Commission on the weekend. A spokesman for ... » more

2.  Público - Portugal | 18/05/2015

Brutal police officer should be on trial

Video footage of an incident that took place after Benfica football club won its 34th title has caused outrage in Portugal. It shows a fan ... » more

3.  Público - Portugal | 11/05/2015

Greek referendum no longer taboo

Germany's Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble called on Monday for a Greek referendum on the cuts demanded of the country. The liberal daily Público comments on ... » more

4.  Público - Portugal | 30/04/2015

France makes a fool of itself with skirt ban

A Muslim pupil was banned from attending classes for wearing a long black skirt in northern France. The 15-year-old was told to come to class ... » more

5.  Público - Portugal | 27/04/2015

Social inequality exacerbates domestic violence

In recent months the number of cases of domestic violence covered in Portuguese media has increased. A crisis-shaken society that is plagued by low wages ... » more

6.  Público - Portugal | 14/04/2015

Laws won't stop youths from boozing

The Portuguese government has announced plans to tackle excessive alcohol consumption among youths by banning the sale of all alcoholic beverages to those under the ... » more

7.  Público - Portugal | 30/03/2015

Recovery not reaching all Portuguese

Unemployment rate continues to rise in Portugal, the latest figures published by its national statistic agency reveal. Joblessness rose from 13.8 to 14.1 percent between ... » more

8.  Público - Portugal | 30/03/2015

Tunis takes a stand against terror

Tens of thousands gathered in Tunis on Sunday to pay tribute to the victims of the terrorist attack on the Bardo National Museum just under ... » more

9.  Público - Portugal | 25/03/2015

Yemen conflict a time bomb for Arab Peninsula

Saudi Arabian units began attacking Houthi rebels' positions in Yemen on Wednesday night. The latter had closed in on the city of Aden in southern ... » more

10.  Público - Portugal | 20/03/2015

Portugal's government goes unpunished yet again

Following reports in the media about a secret "VIP tax list" that protects well-known politicians and businesspeople from people gaining unwanted access to their tax ... » more


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