Le Matin Bleu

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Le Matin Bleu
The newspaper's logo
Type Free daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Edipresse
Founded 31 October 2005
Language French
Ceased publication 24 September 2009; 7 years ago (2009-09-24)
Headquarters Lausanne, Switzerland
Circulation 100,000[when?]
Sister newspapers Le Matin
OCLC number 716842896
Website lematinbleu.ch (in French)

Le Matin Bleu (literally: "The blue morning") was a Swiss French-language free daily newspaper, published by Edipresse in Lausanne between 2005 and 2009.


A tabloid-format newspaper, Le Matin Bleu was first published on 31 October 2005,[1] and had a circulation of about 100,000.[when?] It was launched in anticipation of 20 minutes, the French-language edition of 20 Minuten, starting 8 March 2006, both of which are also free daily newspapers.

The newspaper was distributed in the most-populated areas of Romandy. While it shared its name with the daily newspaper Le Matin, also published by Edipresse, it was edited independently.

On 24 September 2009, the newspaper ceased publication because of the merger of Edipresse and Tamedia, which was already publishing 20 minutes.

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  1. ^ "ADN 4th Spanish national" (PDF). Free Daily Newspapers Newsletter (15). March 2006. Retrieved 22 February 2015. 

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