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20090601 publico frontpage.jpg
Front page, 2009-06-01
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner Mediapro
Editor Ignacio Escolar
Founded September 26, 2007
Political alignment Left wing
Headquarters Calle Caleruega Nº. 102, 1ª Planta, Madrid,  Spain
Official website

Público (Spanish for Public) is a Spanish daily national newspaper launched on September 26, 2007.

It is owned by the media group Mediapro and edited previously edited by Ignacio Escolar, who has previously worked in Informativos Telecinco, Localia and La Voz de Almería and his own blog,

In January 13th of 2009, Ignacio Escolar left his position and was substituted by Félix Monteira.[1]

Escolar and Mediapro founded the paper as an alternative to Spain's best-selling center-left newspaper, El País, and as the country's first national newspaper geared toward youth. Público is two-thirds the length of its competitors and its price is less than half. The paper's original press run was 250,000 daily.[2]


  1. ^ "Público" cambia de director (Spanish)
  2. ^ Burnett, Victoria. "A New Daily Starts in Spain, Aiming for the Young, Left-Leaning Reader". The New York Times, October 22, 2007.

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