Il Resto del Carlino
|Founded||21 March 1885|
|Sister newspapers||La Nazione|
|Website||il Resto del Carlino|
il Resto del Carlino is an Italian newspaper based in Bologna, and is one of the oldest newspapers in Italy. Its rather evocative name means "the change you get from a Carlino," the smallest part of the Papal baiocco, which was legal tender at the time, when a sheet of local news was given out in shops to make up for any change owing after buying a cigar.
History and profile
il Resto del Carlino was established in 1885. The founder was Amilcare Zamorani. In 1988 the owner of the paper was Monrif. In 2004 the owners were Monrif (59.2 %) and the RCS MediaGroup (9.9%). The publisher of the paper is Poligrafici Editoriali.
The 1988 circulation of il Resto del Carlino was 310,000 copies. Its circulation was 188,000 copies in 2000. The circulation of the paper was 183,513 copies in 2001 and it was 180,098 copies in 2002. The paper had a circulation of 179,000 copies in 2003 and 176,277 copies in 2004. It was 168,000 copies in 2007 and 165,207 copies in 2008.
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