People always bemoan the slow death of the newspaper industry, but to be fair many newspapers have had a significantly long run. Here are several papers from around the world that have weathered many centuries, and are still publishing today!
Post-och Inrikes Tidningar (or PoIT) is the government newspaper and gazette of Sweden (above). It was founded as the Ordinari Post Tijdender (Regular Mail Times) in 1645.
The newspaper has been Internet-only since January 1st, 2007.
Opregte Haarlemsche Courant, Netherlands, first published in 1656. Now it's known as Haarlems Dagblad.
Boletín Ofícial del Estado, the official gazette of the Government of Spain, was first published in 1661 under the names La Gazeta, Gaceta de Madrid and many others.
La Gazzetta di Mantova, first published in 1664.
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The London Gazette, an official journal of the British Government, first published on November 7th, 1665 (as The Oxford Gazette).
Wiener Zeitung, founded in 1703 under the name Wiennerisches Diarium.
Hildesheimer Relations Courier began in 1705, and is now known as Hildesheimer Allgemeine Zeitung.
Belfast News-Letter, the oldest English-language daily newspaper still in publication, was first printed in 1737. Now it's printed under the name The News Letter.
L'Express, a French-language daily newspaper, published in Neuchâtel, Switzerland since 1738.
The Aberdeen's Journal (later The Aberdeen Journal, now The Press and Journal), a Scottish daily regional newspaper, established in 1747.
Kjøbenhavnske Danske Post-Tidender (later Berlingskes Politiske og Avertissements Tidende, Berlingske Tidende and now Berlingske), has been the Danish national daily newspaper since 1749.
The Leeuwarder Courant, the oldest daily newspaper in the Netherlands, founded in 1752.
The New Hampshire Gazette, often called "The Nation's Oldest Newspaper", founded in Portsmouth, published since 1756.
The Quebec Gazette is the oldest and still-published newspaper (as The Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph) in Quebec, Canada, and was first published in 1764.
The Connecticut Courant, the largest daily newspaper of Connecticut, now known as Hartford Courant, founded in 1764.
Adresseavisen (known as Adressa) is the oldest newspaper in Norway, first published in July 1767 as Kongelig allene privilegerede Trondheims Adresse-Contoirs Efterretninger.
Kongelig Priviligerede Odense Adresse-Contoirs Efterretninger (called Fyens Stiftstidende after 1841) has been a daily in Denmark since 1772.
It was a midday newspaper for 221 years, but since 1993 it's been a morning paper.
The Scottish broadsheet newspaper, Advertiser (later The Glasgow Herald, now The Herald), founded in 1783.
The Daily Universal Register (called The Times after 1788), first published in London, 1785.