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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 | 07/04/2015

Nicknames show what Finns think of Estonians

In the wake of public protests, the Finnish daily Helsingin Sanomat stopped an online survey on the weekend aimed at finding the best nickname for ... » more

2.  Eesti Päevaleht - Estonia | 26/02/2015

Put Estonian women in parliament

In the World Economic Forum's 2014 Global Gender Gap Report, Estonia ranked 64th overall and 88th in the political category. This prompts political scientist Alo ... » more

3.  Eesti Päevaleht - Estonia | 29/01/2015

Taxpayers must stand in for negligent fathers

The Estonian parliament on Tuesday charged the government with working out a draft law according to which the state would assume the costs of maintenance ... » more

4.  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

5.  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

6.  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

7.  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

8.  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

9.  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

10.  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


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