List of newspapers in Morocco

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Newspapers in Morocco are primarily published in Arabic and French, and to a lesser extent in Berber, English, and Spanish. Africa Liberal, a Spanish daily, was the first paper published in the country which was launched in 1820.[1] Al Maghrip was the first Arabic newspaper of the country, and was established in 1886.[1]

In 1999, the number of French language newspapers distributed in the country was 130,000 while it was 62,000 in 1981.[2] As of 2013, 71% of the papers were published in Arabic and 27% in French.[3] Below is a list of newspapers published in Morocco:

List[edit]

Title Type Publisher Founded Website Lang Editor Affiliation Circ.
Morocco World News           MWN 2011 www.moroccoworldnews.com En/Ar/Fr Samir Bennis and Adnane Bennis Independent NA
The Moroccan Times           2012 www.moroccantimes.com En Independent NA
Morocco Business News           2008 www.moroccobusinessnews.com En Independent NA
MBC Times           2013 www.mbctimes.com En Independent NA
Morocco Newsline           New Commerce Group 2007 www.morocconewsline.com En Independent NA
La Dépêche marocaine           1905 NA Fr None NA
Al Alam           1946 alalam.ma Ar Istiqlal
Attajdid           attajdid.ma Ar Attawhid Wal Islah 5.120
Al Ittihad Al Ichtiraki           1983 Ar Socialist Union of Popular Forces 15.425
Liberation           1964 libe.ma Fr Socialist Union of Popular Forces 15.425
Al Bayane           1971 albayane.ma Fr Party of Progress and Socialism 2.567
Bayane Al Yaoume           bayanealyaoume.ma Ar Party of Progress and Socialism
L'Economiste           1991 leconomiste.com Fr Independent 15.690
La Nouvelle Tribune           lanouvelletribune.com Fr Party of Progress and Socialism 7.863
La Vie Eco           lavieeco.com Fr Independent 14.279
Le Matin           Maroc Soir Group 1972 lematin.ma Fr Royalist 60.000[4]
Assabah           2000 assabah.press.ma Ar Independent 125.000
Al Bidaoui           Ar Independent 12.445
Al Mounaataf           almounaataf.ma Ar National Rally of Independents
Al Ahdath Al Maghribia           1998 ahdath.info Ar 48.250
Assahifa Al Maghribia Weekly Ar 22.534
Aujourd'hui Le Maroc           2001 aujourdhui.ma Fr 20.000
Al Ayam Weekly alayam.ma Ar 29.678
L'Opinion           1965 lopinion.ma Fr Socialist Union of Popular Forces 29.678
La Gazette Du Maroc           lagazettedumaroc.com Fr 5.787
Finances News Hebdo           financesnews.press.ma Fr
Tawiza      Br
La Mañana           Maroc Soir Group Sp Royalist
Al Mountakhab           almountakhab.com Ar Independent
Annoukhba           annoukhba.com Ar Independent
Al Haraka           harakamp.org.ma Ar Popular Movement
Assahra Al Maghribiya           Maroc Soir Group 1989 almaghribia.ma Ar Royalist
L'Independent           Fr
Sahafat Alyawm           www.sahafat-alyawm.net Ar Independent
Les Nouvelles Du Nord           www.lesnouvellesdunord.com Fr Independent
Le Journal de Tanger           lejournaldetanger.com Fr Independent 7.000
Morocco Board News      MoroccoBoard News Service moroccoboard.com En Independent
Almassae           2006 almessa.net.eg Ar Independent 170.000
Assahifa           Ar Independent
Assabahia (disfunct, 2009)           Maroc Soir Group Ar Independent 35.000
Marocpress           2004 marocpress.ma Ar Independent NA
Khbirate           2013 khbirate.com Ar Independent NA

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KooraMag           2004 kooramag.com Ar Independent NA
Oujda Portail           2013 oujdaportail.net Ar Independent NA

Legend[edit]

Defunct daily newspapers[edit]

These newspapers are no longer published:

Title Type Publisher Founded Website Lang Editor Affiliation Circ.
Morocco Mirror           2012 www.moroccomirror.com En Independent NA

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b El Mustapha Lahlali (6 June 2011). Contemporary Arab Broadcast Media. Oxford University Press. p. 21. ISBN 978-0-7486-8864-7. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Moha Ennaji (20 January 2005). Multilingualism, Cultural Identity, and Education in Morocco. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 103–. ISBN 978-0-387-23979-8. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Hamza Tayebi (July 2013). "Print Journalism in Morocco: From the Pre-colonial Period to the Present Day". Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. 4 (6). Retrieved 18 January 2014. 
  4. ^ http://mbintelligence.com/publications/le-matin/
  5. ^ "Moroccan Newspapers". Moroccan Online Newspapers. 

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