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.
paid content (800 milim)
Media Companies / Groups
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.
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.
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%)