The history of today’s Athesia publishing house and the closely associated “Dolomiten” newspaper reflects the history of Tyrol, above all South Tyrol, since the beginnings of the free press in Europe. For over 100 years this company (previously called Tyrolia) and its newspaper has accompanied the people of their land through good times and bad. Following the success of the “Brixener Chronik”, the call arose for a similar information medium in the Bozen area. has become synonymous with South Tyrol online. Starting with the relaunch in 2008 it went live based on eZ Publish in 2009. does not only covers daily news but also community functions, shopping and other areas. Other online activities include an online election portal.