- Dato (newspaper)
name = dato
Free daily newspaper
format = Compact
August 16, 2006
April 19, 2007
owners = Det Berlingske Officin A/S
editor = Steen Breiner
language = Danish
website = None. Defunct paper.
"dato" ( _da. date) is a discontinued Danish
free daily newspaperowned by Det Berlingske Officin. Launched on August 16, 2006, the newspaper is Berlingske's offering in the "newspaper war" initiated by Dagsbrún's " Nyhedsavisen". "dato" was, however, the first of the recent free dailies delivered to people's homes to begin publishing. It was distributed in Metropolitan Copenhagenand the suburbs of Århus. [http://www.dato.dk/distribution/] "dato" closed April 19, 2007and merged with another danish free daily newspaper, URBAN, also owned by Det Berlingske Officin. Det Berlingske Officinpaid over 250 million DKK to publish the newspaper.
* [http://www.dato.dk/ Official website] da icon
* [http://www.berlingske.dk/medier-marked/artikel:aid=778034/ "Berlingske Tidende" article about the launch of "dato"] da icon
* [http://www.berlingskeofficin.dk/eway/default0.asp?pid=228&oid=0&trg=Content_6317&Content_6317=3004:22847::0:6250:1:6317;6321;::10:0:0 News story at Det Berlingske Officin] da icon
* [http://www.tv2regionerne.dk/reg2005/player.aspx?id=304661&r=7 "Gratisaviser kommer ikke ud" (video)] da icon – story from
TV 2/Østjyllandon the missing distribution on some editions of dato as well as 24timer(broadcasted August 25, 2006)
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