Le Matin (Switzerland)

Le Matin
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Edipresse
Founded 1972 (1972)
Language French
Headquarters Lausanne, Switzerland
Sister newspapers Le Matin Bleu
OCLC number 605885500
Website Le Matin (in French)

Le Matin (literally "The Morning") is a Swiss French-language daily newspaper published by Edipresse in Lausanne, Switzerland.

History and profile

The newspaper was created in 1972 when La Tribune de Lausanne was renamed as Le Matin.[1] The paper is published in tabloid-format. Between 31 October 2005 and 25 September 2009, Edipresse also published Le Matin Bleu, a free daily newspaper distributed in the most-populated areas of Romandy. However, despite the similar names between the new newspapers, they were edited independently. Le Matin Bleu ceased publication because of the merger of Edipresse with Tamedia, publisher of the competing 20 Minutes.

In 1997 Le Matin had a circulation of 67,522 copies.[2] The same year the circulation of Le Matin dimanche, its Sunday edition, was 226, 465 copies.[2] The 2006 circulation of Le Matin was 76,194 copies.[3] Its Sunday supplement Le Matin dimanche had a circulation of 215,024 in 2006.[3] In 2009 Le Matin's circulation was 58,849 copies.[4]

See also


  1. "Company History and Profile. Edipresse S.A.". Reference for Business. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  2. 1 2 Sibylle Hardmeier (1999). "Political Poll Reporting in Swiss Print Media" (PDF). International Journal of Public Opinion Research. 11 (3). Retrieved 30 December 2014.
  3. 1 2 "Swiss newspaper market in flux" (PDF). Swiss Review. 5: 9. October 2007. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  4. Hugo Bigi (2012). Journalism Education Between Market Dependence and Social Responsibility: An Examination of Trainee Journalists. Haupt Verlag AG. p. 27. ISBN 978-3-258-07753-6. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
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