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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 | 10/06/2014

World Cup will showcase popular rebellion

São Paulo was once again the scene of clashes between demonstrators and police shortly before the World Cup is due to kick off on Thursday. ... » more

2.  Público - Portugal | 02/06/2014

Celebrations came too early in Portugal

Two weeks after Portugal's exit from the euro bailout programme the country's constitutional court has once again vetoed several government austerity measures. The final inspection ... » more

3.  Público - Portugal | 27/05/2014

Poroshenko will be tough in talks with Moscow

Ukraine's new president Petro Poroshenko held out the prospect of dialogue with Russia on Monday. But the chocolate manufacturer won't be doing any sweet-talking in ... » more

4.  Público - Portugal | 17/05/2014

Portugal's clean exit no cause for celebration

After three years in the euro bailout programme Portugal officially made a so-called clean exit from the scheme on Saturday. The government pledged to continue ... » more

5.  Público - Portugal | 15/05/2014

New trial of strength for PM

The people's anger at the death of more than 280 miners could pose serious problems for Prime Minister Erdoğan, the liberal daily Público believes: "What ... » more

6.  Público - Portugal | 08/05/2014

Putin buying time

Putin's words do not signal an easing of the tensions but are clearly a well thought-out manoeuvre, the liberal daily Público comments: "Upon closer examination ... » more

7.  Público - Portugal | 28/04/2014

Portugal's future still lies in Europe

Thousands of people used the celebrations for the 40th anniversary of the Carnation Revolution of 25 April 1974 on Friday to take part in anti-government ... » more

8.  Público - Portugal | 24/04/2014

Portuguese deserve credit for market return

Portugal issued ten-year government bonds for the first time in three years on Wednesday. This return to the bonds market secured 750 million euros for ... » more

9.  Público - Portugal | 22/04/2014

End senseless killing in South Sudan

According to UN statistics, hundreds of men, women and children have been killed in an outbreak of ethnic violence in South Sudan. The massacre occurred ... » more

10.  Público - Portugal | 14/04/2014

Ukraine on the brink of civil war

The deployment of Ukrainian security forces against pro-Russian activists in Eastern Ukraine could plunge the country into a civil war, the liberal daily Público warns: ... » more


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