Le Progrès

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Le Progrès
Le Progrès newspaper nameplate.jpg
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) L'est Républicain
Founded 1859; 158 years ago (1859)
Language French
Headquarters Lyon
Website Le Progrès

Le Progrès is a regional daily newspaper which is based in Lyon, Rhône.[1]


Le Progrès reports primarily on local news in the Rhône-Alpes region. The paper has its headquarters in Lyon.[2] The printing factory is in Chassieu, in the agglomeration of Lyon. The former headquarters was located in the Rue de la République, in the building currently occupied by Fnac. René Diaz worked there as a journalist and illustrator for thirty years.

The 1998 circulation of the paper was 262,000 copies.[1]


  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ "Daily Newspapers: First in a Series on the French Media". Wikileaks. 6 November 2006. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 

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