La Dernière Heure

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La Dernière Heure
La Dernière Heure logo.svg
TypeDaily newspaper
PublisherIPM Publishing Group
EditorMichel Marteau
Founded19 April 1906
Political alignmentliberal

La Dernière Heure (The Latest Hour) and Les Sports (sometimes referred to as La DH) is a French-language daily newspaper published in Brussels, Belgium. The paper is known for news and sports.

History and profile[edit]

Advertising poster with King Leopold II of the Belgians by designer E. Flasschoen

La DH was established on 19 April [1] 1906.[2] The paper has its headquarters in Brussels and has a liberal stance without any political affiliation.[2] Its publisher is IPM.[3] It has seven regional versions: Namur / Luxembourg, Liège, Tournai / Ath / Mouscron, Mons Center, Charleroi Center, Brabant, and Brussels.

In 1990 La DH sold 445,000 copies.[4] The 2002 circulation of the paper was 112,000 copies with a market share of 17.5%.[5]

According to CIM, in 2018-2019, La DH-Les Sports+ recorded 404,720 readers, combining the digital and paper versions.[6]


  1. ^ "De la première à La Dernière Heure".
  2. ^ a b Horst Cirullies; Günter Marquard (January 1967). Dictionnaire de Politique Et D'économie. Walter de Gruyter. p. 482. ISBN 978-3-11-000892-0. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  3. ^ Georgios Terzis, ed. (2007). European Media Governance: National and Regional Dimensions. Intellect Books. p. 74. ISBN 978-1-84150-192-5. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  4. ^ Pierre Musso; Philippe Souêtre; Lionel Levasseur (1995). The Printed Press and Television in the Regions of Europe. Council of Europe. p. 133. ISBN 978-92-871-2807-2. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  5. ^ David Ward (2004). "A Mapping Study of Media Concentration and Ownership in Ten European Countries" (PDF). Dutch Media Authority. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Press audience". CIM (in French). Retrieved 14 July 2020.

External link[edit]

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