Ny Dag (Norwegian newspaper)
Ny Dag was a Norwegian newspaper, published in Gjøvik
is a town and a municipality in Oppland county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Gjøvik.In 1861, the village of Gjøvik in the municipality of Vardal was granted town status and was separated from Vardal to form a separate municipality...

 in Oppland
is a county in Norway, bordering Sør-Trøndelag, Møre og Romsdal, Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Akershus, Oslo and Hedmark. The county administration is in Lillehammer. Oppland is, together with Hedmark, one of the only two landlocked counties of Norway....


Ny Dag was started in June 1913 as a Labour Party
Norwegian Labour Party
The Labour Party is a social-democratic political party in Norway. It is the senior partner in the current Norwegian government as part of the Red-Green Coalition, and its leader, Jens Stoltenberg, is the current Prime Minister of Norway....

 newspaper. It had no editor-in-chief right from the start, but an editorial committee. Eivind Reiersen
Eivind Reiersen
Eivind Reiersen was a Norwegian newspaper editor and politician for the Labour and Communist parties. He served one term as an MP, was deputy mayor of Skien, and edited the newspapers Fremover, Ny Dag, Bratsberg-Demokraten Eivind Reiersen (11 June 1877 – 16 September 1947) was a Norwegian...

 was the editor from 1916 to 1919. From 1919 it had the marked editor-in-chief, Niels Ødegaard
Niels Ødegaard
Niels Ødegaard was a Norwegian educator, newspaper editor and politician for the Labour and Communist parties.He was born in Gjøvik as a son of shoemaker Anton Ødegaard and his wife Pauline Josefine Nielsen . Hestarted his working career in a printing press from 1906 to 1909 and then as an office...


When the Communist Party
Communist Party of Norway
The Communist Party of Norway is a political party in Norway without parliamentary representation. It was formed in 1923, following a split in the Norwegian Labour Party. The party played an important role in the resistance to German occupation during the Second World War, and experienced a brief...

 broke away from the Labour Party in 1923, Ny Dag followed the communists. It was their organ for Oppland south of Lillehammer
is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway, globally known for hosting the 1994 Winter Olympics. It is part of the traditional region of Gudbrandsdal. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Lillehammer. As of May 2011, the population of the town of Lillehammer was...

. It was published daily, but this was cut to three times a week from late 1924. The editor-in-chief Ødegaard initially joined the Communists and remained in Ny Dag. However after the Norwegian parliamentary election, 1924
Norwegian parliamentary election, 1924

he got cold feet, left Ny Dag and rejoined the Labour Party. Reiersen returned as editor.

Ny Dag came with its last issue on 29 December 1924. It had become indebted, and finally disappeared in 1925.
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