Pascal Riché

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Pascal Riché
Pascal Riche 20100328 Salon du livre de Paris 1.jpg
Pascal Riché in 2010
Born June 1962 (1962-06) (age 54)
Nationality French
Education Sciences Po
Occupation Journalist

Pascal Riché (born June 1962) is a French journalist, co-founder of Rue 89 along with Arnaud Aubron, Laurent Mauriac, and Pierre Haski.


Pascal Riché is a former alumni of Sciences Po and of the Centre de formation des journalistes (CFJ) journalist school. He started his journalist career in Ouest-France, the largest regional newspaper in France, and La Tribune de l'Economie, before joining Libération in 1989. There, he headed the economy service until 2000, when he was named Washington bureau chief (2000–2006). He then became Op-ed editor of the daily.

Following the crisis at Libération, Riché resigned from his functions and co-founded in March 2007 the Internet newspaper Rue 89.

He also has been a columnist for several media : DS magazine, TPMCafe, France Culture.

He is the son of the medievist historian Pierre Riché.


He is the author of L'union monétaire de l'Europe, with Charles Wyplosz, and La Guerre de Sept ans, histoire secrète du franc fort 1989-1996 with Eric Aeschimann, which earned the 1997 Turgot Prize of the Best economic book of the year.

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