Altaposten is a Norwegian daily newspaper, published in Alta, Norway.

History and profile

Altaposten was founded in 1969, and its first editor was Øystein Dalland. From 1988 Ulf Jørgensen edited the newspaper, and since 2001 the editor-in-chief has been Rolf Edmund Lund.[1][2] Altaposten was the owner of the Sami newspaper Áššu until its merge with Min Áigi to form Ávvir, which is owned by Altaposten together with Finnmark Dagblad.

Altaposten had a circulation of 4,793 copies in 2012.[3] The 2013 circulation of the paper was 4,535 copies.[4]


  1. "Altaposten". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 8 October 2011.
  2. Knut Roger Eikeseth (2010). "Altaposten". In Idar Flo. Norske aviser fra A til Å. Norsk presses historie 1660–2010 (in Norwegian). 4. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget. p. 35. ISBN 978-82-15-01604-7.
  3. "Production grants for news and current affairs media" (PDF). Ministry of Culture. 20 June 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  4. "Circulation of Norwegian newspapers. 2013". Media Norway. Retrieved 26 December 2014.

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