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Le Figaro Magazine

Le Figaro Magazine
Categories News magazine
Frequency Weekly
Circulation 408,361 (2014)
Publisher Société du Figaro S.A.
Year founded 1978 (1978)
Company Figaro Group
Country France
Based in Paris
Language French
Website Le Figaro Magazine

Le Figaro Magazine is a French language weekly news magazine published in Paris, France. The magazine is the weekly supplement of the daily newspaper Le Figaro.


  • History and profile 1
  • Circulation 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

History and profile

The magazine is the first supplement of Le Figaro.[1] It was established in 1978[2][3] when Le Figaro Littéraire was renamed as Le Figaro Magazine.[4] Louis Pauwels was functional in its start[5][6] and was appointed its director.[7] His daughter, Marie-Claire Pauwels, also worked as fashion director of the magazine from1980 to 2006.[8]

The magazine is part of the Figaro Group.[9][10] The group also owns the daily newspaper Le Figaro and the magazines Le Particulier and Madame Figaro Magazine.[10][11] Le Figaro Magazine is published by Société du Figaro S.A. on a weekly basis and is sold with Le Figaro on Saturdays.[12]

The headquarters of Le Figaro Magazine is in Paris.[12] It provides articles on news about political events and current affairs.[13] The weekly also features articles concerning art, music and literature.[13] The magazine has a

Official website

External links

  1. ^ "Le Figaro Magazine moves to Méthode". EidosMedia. Paris. 28 February 2012. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Michael Palmer; Jeremy Tunstall (19 October 2006). Media Moguls. Routledge. p. 148.  
  3. ^ Alex Hughes; Keith A Reader (11 March 2002). Encyclopedia of Contemporary French Culture. Routledge. p. 213.  
  4. ^ "Société du Figaro S.A. - Company Profile". Reference for Business. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  5. ^ a b Anton Shekhovtsov (2009). "Aleksandr Dugin's Neo-Eurasianism: The New Right à la Russe". Religion Compass 3 (4). Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  6. ^ Anne Boulay (29 January 1997). "Louis Pauwels: Figaro-ci, dérapages-là. Le fondateur du «Figaro Magazine» est mort hier à 76 ans". Liberation (in French). Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  7. ^ a b Thomas Sheehan (24 January 1980). "Paris: Moses and Polytheism". The New York Review of Books. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  8. ^ Natasha Montrose (23 May 2011). "Marie-Claire Pawels, Le Figaro Editor, Dies at 66". WWD (Paris). Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  9. ^ Frédéric Filloux; Jean-Louis Gassée (20 September 2009). "A Case Study: Le Figaro's Advertising Gamble". Monday Note. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  10. ^ a b "Our Vision". The Figaro Group. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  11. ^ "Figaro Group". Groupe Dassault. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  12. ^ a b "Le Figaro Magazine". Publicitas. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  13. ^ a b "Le Figaro Magazine". LexisNexis. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  14. ^ Fabien Jannic-Cherbonnel (2 February 2014). "French weekly magazines review". RFI. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  15. ^ a b Charles Tshimanga; Ch. Didier Gondola; Peter J. Bloom, eds. (30 October 2009). Frenchness and the African Diaspora: Identity and Uprising in Contemporary France. Indiana University Press. p. 261.  
  16. ^ James Shields (7 May 2007). The Extreme Right in France: From Pétain to Le Pen. Routledge. p. 269.  
  17. ^ Richard F. Kuisel (2012). The French Way: How France Embraced and Rejected American Values and Power. Princeton University Press. p. 74.  
  18. ^ Ian B. Warren (April 1994). "The 'European New Right': Defining and Defending Europe's Heritage". The Journal of Historical Review 14 (2). Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  19. ^ a b Nathalie Krikorian (1986). "Européanisme, nationalisme, libéralisme dans les éditoriaux de Louis Pauwels (Figaro-Magazine, 1977-1984)". CNRS (in French) 12 (12). Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  20. ^ "Change of leadership at French daily Le Figaro stirs rumours". Expatica. 12 July 2012. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  21. ^ Tomislav Sunic; Alain de Benoist (2011). Against Democracy and Equality. Arktos. p. 66.  
  22. ^ Anne Austin et. al. (2008). "Western Europe Market & Media Fact" (PDF). Zenith Optimedia. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  23. ^ Raymond Kuhn (1 March 2011). The Media In Contemporary France. McGraw-Hill Education (UK). p. 4.  
  24. ^ "World Magazine Trends 2010/2011" (PDF). FIPP. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  25. ^ "Market Data. France". Media Passport. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  26. ^ "Presse Magazine". OJD. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 


By the end of 1979 Le Figaro Magazine had nearly half a million readers.[21] The circulation of the magazine was 448,000 copies during the 2007–2008 period.[22] In 2009 its circulation was 424,385 copies.[23][24] In 2013 the magazine had a circulation of 431,865 copies.[25] Its circulation fell to 408,361 copies in 2014.[26]


Alexis Brezet served as the editor-in-chief of the weekly.[20]

[19].neoliberalism Although the magazine remained loyal to its conservative stance, it began to support for [19] This close connection between the magazine and GRECE continued until 1980.[18][7]

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