French newspapers

La Presse The Press. The French word for a newspaper is le journal, newspapers les journaux. The news is L'actualité or Les informations. Les titres are the Headlines.

French newspapers

The French people are not huge readers of daily newspapers as compared to the British. Below is a list of the main newspaper publishers.

Alternative press

  • L'Âge de faire : Atlernative Ecomomie, Ecologie and Citizens
  • MediaPart : General news in French.
  • RUE89 : This is one of the only independent newspapers left, provocative and always upto date

Classic French press

Regional and local newspaper.

French news magazines

Unlike their attitude to newspapers, the French have one of the largest choices in the world for coloured magazines and are big consumers.