L'Est Républicain

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L'Est Républicain is a daily regional French newspaper based in Nancy, France.

History and profile[edit]

L'Est Républicain was established in 1889 by Léon Goulette, a French Republican;[1][2] the newspaper was founded on the grounds of anti-Boulangisme. It was closed down in 1941 when France was under the German occupation during World War II.[1] In 1946 it was restarted;[1] the paper is headquartered in Nancy[3] and has its primary market in the régions of Lorraine and Franche-Comté.[1][2]

L'Est Républicain has a conservative stance;[1] the paper belongs to Societe du Journal l'Est Republicain SA, who also owns the newspapers La Liberté de l'Est and Les Dernières Nouvelles d'Alsace among others.[4] The publisher of L'Est Républicain is Est Bourgogne Rhône Alpes.[1]

On 23 September 2006, L'Est Républicain published a report on the possible death of Osama bin Laden.[5]

The circulation of the daily was 180,000 copies in 2009.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "L'Est Républicain". Euro Topics. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  2. ^ a b "L'Est Républicain achieves greater efficiency". Baldwin Technology Company. Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  3. ^ Raymond Kuhn (7 April 2006). The Media in France. Routledge. p. 32. ISBN 978-1-134-98053-6. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Societe du Journal l'Est Republicain SA". Google Finance. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Osama bin Laden has died, according to the L'Est republicain". Free Republic. Paris. AF. 23 September 2006. Retrieved 17 May 2015.

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