Tema

Tema is a daily newspaper and has been published since 1999. It has a print daily edition and an online edition in gazetatema.net. According to the owner, Tema prints 2,000 copies daily and has 800,000 up to 1,000,000 daily visits on its online website.

Key facts

Audience Share

15.19%

Ownership Type

Private

Geographic Coverage

National

Content Type

Paid content

Active Transparency

company/channel informs proactively and comprehensively about its ownership, data is constantly updated and easily verifiable

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Media Companies / Groups

Tema

Ownership

Ownership Structure

Gazeta Tema is published by Mero Baze, sole proprietorship.

Voting Rights

Only the shareholder has the right to vote.

Individual Owner

Media Companies / Groups
Facts

General Information

Founding Year

1999

Affiliated Interests Founder

Mero Baze – is a journalist and media entrepreneur. He worked as journalist in various media outlets, including Voice of America and Radio Free Europe since 1990s and opened his own newspaper in 1999. He is known for his daily editorials mostly on politics and for "Antena Brenda Familjes" (Antena within the Family), a satyrical daily column. He directed a TV Show called Faktor Plus in Vizion Plus TV channel between 2008 and 2012.

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Mero Baze – is a journalist and media entrepreneur. He worked as journalist in various media outlets, including Voice of America and Radio Free Europe since 1990s and opened his own newspaper in 1999. He is known for his daily editorials mostly on politics and for "Antena Brenda Familjes" (Antena within the Family), a satyrical daily column. He directed a TV Show called Faktor Plus in Vizion Plus TV channel between 2008 and 2012.

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

Bledi Lumani – is a journalist.

Contact

Banese private, prane Komunes Golem, Golem Albania

Email: merobaze@gmail.com

Website: www.gazetatema.net

Financial Information

Revenue (in Mill. $)

0.17 Mio. $ / 21.37 Mio. Lek

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

0.07 Mio. $ / 9.25 Mio. Lek

Advertising (in % of total funding)

Missing Data

Market Share

3.6%

Further Information

Meta Data

The ownership structure and financial statement are publicly available on the Albanian National Business Registry. The financial data provided are for 2016. The Central Bank's average exchange rate for 2016 was used to convert the amounts into USD. See sources for more. Mero Baze replied to the information request made by MOM team on 18 January 2018. Market share is calculated as company revenues in percent of total revenues of 12 print media companies. See sources for more. For the purpose of evaluating weight of assets and revenues of this company in the print media market, MOM have calculated the value of assets, revenues and profits of 11 Print Media Companies. The companies/outlets included in the calculation are as follows: Panorama, Gazeta Shqiptare, Koha Jone, Mapo, Shekulli, Tema, Dita, Shqiptarja.com, Standard, Sot News and Monitor.

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