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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 | 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

2.  Público - Portugal | 09/04/2014

Uncertainty growing day by day in Ukraine

The EU wants to discuss a solution to the conflict in Ukraine together with the foreign ministers of the US, Russia and Ukraine next week, ... » more

3.  Público - Portugal | 20/03/2014

The eternal dependence on Russian energy

The leaders of the EU shouldn't just talk about sanctions against Russia; above all they should focus on how to reduce Europe's dependence on Russian ... » more

4.  Público - Portugal | 13/03/2014

Euro is Europe's downfall

Conversion to the euro was a mistake and there is still no sign of an end of the crisis, economist Stefan de Vylder and economic ... » more

5.  Público - Portugal | 11/03/2014

Get banking union up and running

The EU's finance ministers meet today Tuesday to discuss a system for the resolution of ailing banks as a central pillar of the planned banking ... » more

6.  Público - Portugal | 28/02/2014

Kamikaze mission for transitional government

When he took office on Thursday Ukraine's interim prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk described his cabinet as being on a "Kamikaze" mission - and he's probably ... » more

7.  Público - Portugal | 20/02/2014

IMF should admit its mistakes to Portugal

The IMF published a report on Portugal on Wednesday that gives the country a generally positive assessment in the run-up to its planned exit from ... » more

8.  Público - Portugal | 12/02/2014

Tax receipt lottery pointless and pathetic

Portugal's government wants to combat the shadow economy with a sales receipt lottery starting April. Customers who ask for a receipt and give their tax ... » more

9.  Público - Portugal | 05/02/2014

Surreal tragedy over Miró artworks

The London auctioneers Christie's cancelled the auction of the Portuguese state's collection of works by Miró on Tuesday owing to legal disputes. The country's opposition ... » more

10.  Público - Portugal | 29/01/2014

Spain's abortion laws stupid and hypocritical

The Spanish government is going ahead with plans to tighten the country's abortion laws. The liberal daily Público is appalled: "The planned law catapults Spain ... » more


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