Le Dauphiné libéré

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Le Dauphiné libéré
Le Dauphiné libéré newspaper nameplate.jpg
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Founded 1945; 72 years ago (1945)
Headquarters Grenoble
Circulation 213,664 (2014)
Website http://www.ledauphine.com/

Le Dauphiné libéré is a provincial daily French newspaper known for its emphasis on local news and events. The paper is published in Grenoble, France.

History and profile[edit]

Founded in 1945, Le Dauphiné libéré is produced in 24 different editions covering events in eight French departments, mainly in the region Rhône-Alpes:

The paper is published in broadsheet format.[1][2] The print service is in Veurey-Voroize in the agglomeration of Grenoble.[3] Until 2010 Le Dauphiné libéré organised the Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré, an important race in the lead-up to the Tour de France. The race then became the Critérium du Dauphiné.


The 1998 circulation of Le Dauphiné libéré was 259,000 copies.[3] The paper had a circulation of 259,000 copies both in 2001[1] and in 2003.[2] The circulation of the paper was 213,664 copies in 2014.[4]


  1. ^ a b Adam Smith (15 November 2002). "Europe's Top Papers". campaign. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "World Press Trends" (PDF). World Association of Newspapers. Paris. 2004. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  3. ^ a b William Kidd; Sian Reynolds (1 May 2014). Contemporary French Cultural Studies. Routledge. p. 235. ISBN 978-1-4441-6556-2. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Presse Quotidienne Regionale 2014". OJD. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 

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