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Eesti Päevaleht

The newspaper arose in 1995 from a merger between the newspapers Hommikuleht, Päevaleht (formerly Noorte Hääl) and Rahva Hääl. The newspaper Eesti Sõnumid also joined the merger in the same year. The economic crisis and the structural crisis affecting the print media has led to a considerable drop in readers since 2008, but the paper continues to be Estonia's third most popular daily.

Medium: daily
Political orientation: Eesti Päevaleht is mainly considered a liberal and intellectual daily. Many experts from all the different sectors contribute to the debates and commentary pages.
Circulation: 33,000 (2010)
Frequency of publication: Monday to Saturday

Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Publisher: Ekspress Grupp
Area of distribution: Nationwide
Established: 1995

Narva mnt 13
EE-10151 Tallinn
Phone: 00372-6804400

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1.  Eesti Päevaleht - Estonia | 06/01/2015

Half-baked solution for free school meals

Estonia's Education Minister Jevgeni Ossinovski has announced that in accordance with the coalition agreement, free lunches will be introduced in the country's secondary schools. The ... » more

2.  Eesti Päevaleht - Estonia | 11/12/2014

Hatred of the West understandable

In view of what the report on CIA torture has brought to light we needn't be surprised that so many people are joining radical Islamist ... » more

3.  Eesti Päevaleht - Estonia | 08/12/2014

Estonian grammar frightens Russians

Teaching methods are the biggest obstacle to Estonia's Russian population learning Estonian, writes Tuuli Oder, head of the Language Centre at Tallinn University, in the ... » more

4.  Eesti Päevaleht - Estonia | 17/11/2014

Merkel and Putin go their separate ways

German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced strong criticism of the Russian president in a foreign policy speech in Sydney and warned that Russia is seeking to ... » more

5.  Eesti Päevaleht - Estonia | 23/10/2014

Alcohol bans don't make Tallinn any more sober

The city of Tallinn plans to extend its ban on alcohol and now wants to prohibit alcohol sales on Sundays. The liberal daily Eesti Päevaleht ... » more

6.  Eesti Päevaleht - Estonia | 01/10/2014

Get sexist stereotypes out of advertising

An advertising campaign by shoe store chain ABC King has provoked an outcry in Estonia. It really is just too sexist, the liberal daily Eesti ... » more

7.  Eesti Päevaleht - Estonia | 23/09/2014

Even Russian peaceniks support Putin

Several thousand people demonstrated for peace in Ukraine and against the policies of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Sunday. But even if many ... » more

8.  Eesti Päevaleht - Estonia | 10/09/2014

Allies leave Estonia in the lurch

Since he was abducted and taken to Moscow last week, the Estonian counter-intelligence officer Eston Kohver has been held in the jail of the Russian ... » more

9.  Eesti Päevaleht - Estonia | 02/09/2014

Estonia must push for Nato troops

US President Barack Obama will visit Estonia on Wednesday. According to the White House this is intended as a sign of the president's support for ... » more

10.  Eesti Päevaleht - Estonia | 14/08/2014

Polishing up your social media profile pays off

The Estonian consumer loan company Bigbank announced this week that from now on it will include potential customers' social media profiles when assessing their creditworthiness. ... » more


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