Le Progrès is a regional daily newspaper which is based in Lyon, Rhône.[1]

Le Progrès
Le Progrès newspaper nameplate.jpg
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)L'est Républicain
Founded1859; 162 years ago (1859)
Circulation156,113 (as of 2020)
WebsiteLe Progrès
Former Progrès building, now a FNAC.

Le Progrès reports primarily on local news in the Rhône-Alpes region. The paper has its headquarters in Lyon.[2] The print works is in Chassieu, near Lyon. The former headquarters was located in the Rue de la République, in the building that is currently occupied by Fnac. René Diaz worked there as a journalist and illustrator for 30 years.

The 1998 circulation of the paper was 262,000 copies.[1] The 2020 circulation of the paper was 151,811 copies.[3]


  1. ^ a b William Kidd; Sian Reynolds (1 May 2014). Contemporary French Cultural Studies. Routledge. p. 235. ISBN 978-1-4441-6556-2. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Daily Newspapers: First in a Series on the French Media". Wikileaks. 6 November 2006. Archived from the original on 7 February 2015. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Le Progrès - ACPM". www.acpm.fr. Retrieved 7 May 2021.

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