24 heures (Switzerland)

For other uses of "24 Heures", see 24 Heures (disambiguation).
24 heures
Type Daily newspaper
Owner(s) Edipresse
Founded 1762 (as Feuille d'avis de Lausanne)
Language Swiss French
Headquarters Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
Circulation 68,464[1] (as of 2013)
Sister newspapers Tribune de Genève
OCLC number 611051843
Website 24heures.ch (in Swiss French)
Feuille d'Avis de Lausanne, 12 January 1900

24 heures (literally "24 Hours") is a Swiss regional Swiss-French-language daily newspaper, published by Edipresse in Lausanne, Vaud.

Foundation and operations

24 heures was founded in 1762 as the Feuille d'avis de Lausanne, adopting its current name in 1972.[2][3]

Change of name

Since 25 February 2005, the newspaper has had four local editions, with sections for the specific area of the canton:[4]

The Nord Vaudois-Broye and Riviera-Chablais editions replaced the newspapers La Presse Riviera-Chablais and La Presse Nord Vaudois.[5]

The newspaper shares some of its content with the Tribune de Genève, Edipresse's local newspaper for the Canton of Geneva.

The 2006 circulation of 24 heures was 95,315 copies.[6] As of 2013, the newspaper had a circulation of 68,464.[1]

See also


  1. 1 2 "Typologie: 1000 Tages- und Wochenpresse" (PDF). WEMF Auflagebulletin 2013 (in German). 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  2. "Scriptorium - Anciens journaux vaudois". Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire de Lausanne (in French). 2013. Retrieved 25 May 2013. Journaux numérisés
    24 Heures et son ancêtre la Feuille d’avis de Lausanne, édités de 1762 à fin 2001.
  3. "Archives de la presse romande" (in French). Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire - Lausanne. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  4. "Quotidiens" (PDF). RERO (Library Network of Western Switzerland). Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  5. "La Presse Riviera/Chablais et La Presse Nord vaudois c'est fini". Radio Télévision Suisse (in French). 25 February 2005. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  6. "Swiss newspaper market in flux" (PDF). Swiss Review. 5: 9. October 2007. Retrieved 4 December 2014.

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