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"Gazeta Wyborcza" in the European TOP 10 of titles offering digital subscriptions

"Gazeta Wyborcza" in the European TOP 10 of titles offering digital subscriptions

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06.10.2020 – In the latest report "Global Digital Subscription Snapshot 2020", published by the international association FIPP, "Gazeta Wyborcza", with 240 thou. of active digital subscriptions took 10th place among all European press titles. In the worldwide leaderboard "Wyborcza" was ranked 21st.

"Gazeta Wyborcza" is the only title from Poland included in the FIPP's (Fédération Internationale de la Presse Périodique) ranking of the best-selling digital editions of newspapers. In the current ranking, featuring 71 editorial teams, over 240,000 of subscribers gives "Wyborcza" 10th place among European publishers and 21st in the global ranking. Polish "Gazeta Wyborcza" is ahead of, i.a., such American titles as "Boston Globe" (205 thou. subscribers), "New Yorker" (167 thou.), "National Geographic" (123 thou.), and in Europe - "Corriere della Sera" (133 thou.), "Die Welt" (130 thou.) and "Le Figaro" (110 thou.).

 Digital subscriptions represent the most important trend in transformation process of the world news media. We are very happy that "Gazeta Wyborcza" is at the European forefront in this regard, and in Poland we are the undisputed leader of the process. What gives us the most satisfaction, however, is that so many readers consider our texts, podcasts and videos as an essential part of their lives. This means a return to the roots of journalism, because it obliges us to maintain the highest quality - says Jerzy Wójcik, publisher of "Gazeta Wyborcza".

"Gazeta Wyborcza" is the leader in the digitization process of the press in Poland - in February 2014, it was the first Polish title to introduce a system of limited free access to its digital content and an offer of paid digital subscription. Currently, each subscriber can also read "Wyborcza's" content in the form of an e-edition, i.e. in a form that replicates the press layout. At the end of June 2020, the daily had 243.3 thou. active digital subscriptions.

FIPP (Fédération Internationale de la Presse Périodique) - the International Periodic Press Federation unites over 500 press publishers from several dozen countries. The report "Global Digital Subscription Snapshot 2020 2 / Q3" was prepared in cooperation with CeleraOne. More information -



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2020-10-07 10:36