Le Quotidien (newspaper)

This article is about the newspaper published in Luxembourg. For other uses, see Le Quotidien.
Le Quotidien
Type Daily newspaper
Format Berliner
Owner(s) Editpress
Publisher Lumedia
Founded 2001 (2001)
Political alignment Left-liberal
Language French
Headquarters Esch-sur-Alzette
Circulation 7,021 (2011)
Sister newspapers Le Jeudi
Website Le Quotidien

Le Quotidien is a French-language daily newspaper published in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg.

History and profile

Le Quotidien, a French language newspaper,[1][2] was established in November 2001.[3][4] The paper is the successor of the Luxembourg edition of Le Républicain lorrain, French regional newspaper.[5][6][7] This switch occurred when the paper was acquired by the Editpress,[8] which also owns Le Jeudi and Tageblatt.[5][9][10] The publisher of Le Quotidien, based in Esch-sur-Alzette, is the Lumedia.[4][5] The paper is published in Berliner format.[11]

The political leaning of Le Quotidien is left-liberal.[12] The daily targets the foreign residents of Luxembourg and offers national, international and local news.[3]

Le Quotidien has a website which was launched in 2001.[5] On 10 November 2010 the paper launched a new look and a new logo.[13] From the same date it started Panorama, a Saturday supplement with weekend reviews of entertainment and activities.[13]


In 2003 Le Quotidien had a circulation of 5,469 copies based on the publisher report.[11] In 2004 the circulation of the paper was 5,441 copies.[14] The paper had a circulation of 6,637 copies in 2008 and 6,275 copies in 2009.[15] It was 6,413 copies in 2010 and 7,021 copies in 2011.[15]


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  2. George McDonald (31 March 2011). Frommer's Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg. John Wiley & Sons. p. 55. ISBN 978-1-118-06151-0. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
  3. 1 2 Mary Kelly; Gianpietro Mazzoleni; Denis McQuail (2004). The Media in Europe: The Euromedia Handbook. SAGE Publications. p. 140. ISBN 978-0-7619-4132-3. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
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  6. Mario Hirsch. "Luxembourg - Media Landscape". European Journalism Centre. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  7. Georgios Terzis (2007). European Media Governance: National and Regional Dimensions. Intellect Books. p. 137. ISBN 978-1-84150-192-5. Retrieved 3 February 2014.
  8. Jean Jacques Weber (2008). Multilingualism, Education and Change. Peter Lang. p. 75. ISBN 978-3-631-57285-6. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  9. "Luxembourg Newspaper Publishers' Association". ENPA. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
  10. David Ward (2004). "A Mapping Study of Media Concentration and Ownership in Ten European Countries" (PDF). Dutch Media Authority. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
  11. 1 2 "World Press Trends" (PDF). World Association of Newspapers. Paris. 2004. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  12. "The media landscape in Luxembourg". Euro Topics. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
  13. 1 2 "Luxembourg's Le Quotidien announces new look". Garcia Media. 8 November 2010. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
  14. "Media pluralism in the Member States of the European Union" (PDF). Commission of the European Communities. Brussels. 16 January 2007. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
  15. 1 2 "National Paid Newspapers". IFABC. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
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