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Type Daily newspaper
Format Berliner
Owner(s) Academia Caţavencu, through Realitatea-Caţavencu
Editor Doru Buşcu
Editor-in-chief Cornel Nistorescu
Founded 1927
re-founded in 1991
re-launched in 2003
Ceased publication 22 December 2009 (print form)
Headquarters Bucharest, Romania
Old logo of Cotidianul newspaper, used in the inter-war period, and in the early 1990s
The logo used between 2003 and 2007

Cotidianul (meaning The Daily in English) was a Romanian language newspaper published in Bucharest, Romania, between 1991 and 2009.

History and profile

Founded by Ion Raţiu, Cotidianul was first published on 10 May 1991[1] and was the first privately held newspaper in Romania following the Romanian Revolution of 1989.[2] The paper had its headquarters in Bucharest.[1] It was published Monday to Saturday in Berliner format.

Cotidianul ceased print publication on 23 December 2009[1] due to financial difficulties, but remains active as an online news source.[2] The owners announced the closure was temporary due to insolvency, but no buyers was found.[3][4]

Notable contributors


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Cotidianul". VoxEurop. Retrieved 23 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Cotidianul". Presseurop. Retrieved 22 September 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Ziarul „Cotidianul" se închide. Nistorescu şi-a anunţat demisia". Capital. Retrieved 23 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. „Cotidianul“, pe ultimul drum

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