Introduction to Paris News Media
The first thing that comes to our mind when we hear the word Paris is fashion capital, French cuisines, French culture, and Eiffel tower. Paris is about everything, but very few people know that Paris acts as the headquarters of some of the top news agencies, websites, and radio stations. Some of the newspapers with headquarters are Le Figaro, Le Monde, Liberation, Le Parisien, Le Nouvel Observateur, Le Canard enchaine, France Soir, 20 Minutes, Charlie Hebdo, Courrier International, Charente Libre, Midi Libre, Le Monde diplomatique, and L’Internaute. Le Point, the weekly magazine and L’Expansion, a monthly magazine is published in Paris. L’Humanite is a famous French newspaper that originated in the Paris region of France. Paris is the backbone of the media of France. The history of France’s Media is complete without the mention of Paris, the capital of France.
To seek more information about the newspapers and news websites of Paris, refer to the list of top 3 papers of Paris mentioned below.
A. Paris newspaper and news websites
A. Paris newspapers and websites:
France 24 is a 24*7 news portal focused on the sensibility and perspectives of the French audience over worldwide occurring. The channel operates in three languages, i.e., Arabic, French, and English. The portal covers all the latest happenings in Europe, USA, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East.
France 24 is a state-owned international news network. Its website is divided into multiple categories presently (in 2020) such as France, Africa, Reports, Most Viewed, and Stop L’infox.
Mediapart is an independent news website in France. The site is known for its investigative and opinions. Mediapart was created in the year 2008. Mediapart was found by François Bonnet, Laurent Mauduit, Case Sarkozy-Gaddafi and Edwy Plenel, the former editor in chief of Le Monde.
The current (in 2020) editor in chief of Mediapart is Francois Bonnet. As per the stats of March 2019, Mediapart had more than 150, 000 subscribers. The editorial team of Mediapart contains more than 35 journalists. The headquarters of Mediapart is located in the 12th arrondissement, Paris.
The Mediapart website is categorized into Je Journal, France, International, Culture, Dossiers, Club, and Studio.
Paris- Normandie is a regional newspaper of France published daily. The paper is available in the French language. It was found in the year 1944 by Etienne-Vincent Machuel. Paris-Normandie was founded in the Rouen region of France. The paper is distributed majorly in Haute-Normandie. Jean-Louis Louvel became the major shareholder of Paris- Normandie on June 30, 2017. Thierry Rabiller is currently operating as the editor in chief of Paris- Normandie.
This daily newspaper follows a tabloid format. The cost of one issue of Paris- Normandie is 1.40 Euros. As per the stats, about 42,665 copies of Paris- Normandie were distributed. Due to the involvement of Jean-Louis Louvel into politics, the paper landed in a big controversy. Therefore, a new majority shareholder is introduced in January 2020. Pierre-Antoine Capton, the Norman television producer, has the highest stake in Paris-Normandie.
The website of Paris- Normandie is divided into multiple categories such as Economy, Politics, News, Sports, Society, Culture/Entertainment, Large Formats, Videos, and Podcasts.
This article contains a list of the top 3 newspapers and news websites found in Paris designed especially for you. The information mentioned above is sourced from best and highly reputable newspapers, magazines, presses, and news websites run in France. Hence, the authenticity and reliability of the information given above cannot be challenged. The French Media is divided into many categories, such as newspapers, news channels, news websites, radios, and press agencies. You will be amazed to find out that France has more than a hundred newspapers and news websites operated within the country. Most of the papers are published in the French language. However, there are a few newspapers published in the English language. France has a popular culture of regional newspapers focusing on almost every tiniest towns and city of France.
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- Which is your favorite newspaper in Paris?
- Do you think we need to add any newspaper or news website to make this list more authentic?
- Paris is a true reflection of French culture and traditions. So what do you think do these newspapers do justice to the media in Paris?
- How do you categories Paris newspapers into business, sports, entertainment, and sports categories?
- Is there any particular newspaper that caught your eye?
- If you have to choose between the hardcopy and softcopy of papers, which will you choose and why?
- If you have referred to the France Newspaper and news website article, you will see Paris is the headquarters for all the major newspapers in France. But there are a very few newspapers published keeping Paris the center of interest. What do you think?
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