Le Parisien

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Le Parisien
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Éditions Philippe Amaury
Founded 1944; 70 years ago (1944)
Political alignment Right-wing,
Language French
ISSN 1161-5435
Official website www.leparisien.fr

Le Parisien (French pronunciation: ​[ləpaʁiˈzjɛ̃]; French for "The Parisian") is a French daily newspaper covering both international and national news, and local news of Paris and its suburbs. The newspaper is owned by Éditions Philippe Amaury.

History and profile[edit]

The paper was established as Le Parisien libéré by Émilien Amaury in 1944, and was published for the first time on 22 August. The name was changed to the current one in 1986. A national edition exists, called Aujourd'hui en France ("Today in France").

In the period of 1995-96 the paper had a circulation of 451,159 copies.[1] It was the second largest regional newspaper in circulation in France with a combined circulation of 530,000 copies in 2008,[2] behind Ouest-France, which had a circulation of about 800,000 copies.


  1. ^ Media Policy: Convergence, Concentration & Commerce. SAGE Publications. 24 September 1998. p. 10. ISBN 978-1-4462-6524-6. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "OJD" (in French). OJD. Retrieved 17 October 2010. 

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