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La Presse

La Presse de Tunisie is the oldest information newspaper in French language. It was founded by Henri Smadja on 12 March 1936 as a private newspaper. In 1968 it was nationalized. The SNIPE that publishes La Presse was only founded in 1973.

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Content Type

paid content (800 milim)

Passive Transparency

upon request, ownership data is easily available from the company/channel

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General Information

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Henri Smadja

Affiliated Interests Founder

Henri Smadja is a Franco-Tunisian lawyer and doctor. After having founded La Presse he became the owner of the French daily newspaper Combat.


Belgacem Tayaa

Affiliated Interests Ceo

In 2014 Mr. Tayaa was appointed CEO of the SNIPE by the Head of Government. He worked for the Ministry of Justice (of Human Rights and Transitional Justice), the national Office of Civil Protection and the General control of public services of the Prime Ministry. He studied at the National School of Administration (ENA) of Tunis.


Said Benkraiem


17 Rue Garibaldi, Tunis

Tel: +216 71 341 006

Financial Information

Revenue (in Mill. $)

6.9 Mio. $ / 15 Mio. TND (2015)

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

-0,99 Mio. $ / -2.1 Mio. TND (2015)

Advertising (in % of total funding)

(public 10%, private: 90%)

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