Nice-Matin is a regional daily French newspaper. The paper covers Nice and the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, in south-eastern France.

History and profile

Nice-Matin was created in 1944. The paper was jointly owned by the Groupe Hersant Média and the Groupe Bernard Tapie until July 2013 when the latter reduced its stake to 25% and the former had 75% of the paper.[1] The publisher of the paper is Hachette Filipacchi Medias, a subsidiary of Lagardère.[2] It is published in broadsheet format.[3]

In 2003 Nice-Matin had a circulation of 267,000 copies.[3]


  1. "Bernard Tapie becomes sole shareholder of La Provence after split with Hersant family". WAN IFRA. 29 July 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
  2. Hartmut Walravens (1 January 2006). International Newspaper Librarianship for the 21st Century. Walter de Gruyter. p. 101. ISBN 978-3-598-44020-5. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
  3. "World Press Trends" (PDF). Paris: World Association of Newspapers. 2004. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
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