The Eco of Badalona

Weekly founded in 1868 by the journalist Francesc de A. Planas i Casals. It was the first periodical publication in Badalona, focusing in local news, and one of the first in Catalonia. It had two periods: the first includes a brief period, from 1868 to 1869, and the second, from 1878 to the beginning of the Civil War in 1936.

It published mainly local news, but also some general information, including a national and international reports. In addition, it published announcements of shows, poetry, obituaries and several collaborations.

Directors:

Francesc d’A. Planas i Casals (Badalona 1845-1911), founder, 1868-1869, 1878-1911.
Angel Gill Silvestre (Jaca 1888-Barcelona 1939), lawyer, March 1912-October 1913.
Antoni de P. Planas Carreté (Badalona 1888- 1955), son of the founder, October 1913-September 1936.

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