Provence is a French language newspaper published in Marseille , France.
History and profile
In 1997 Provence was created in Marseilles from the merger of two daily newspapers, The Provençal of the Interior Minister Gaston Defferre and the Meridional of shipowner and congressman, Jean Alfred Fraissinet .
Provence was jointly owned by the Hersant Media Group and the Bernard Tapie Group until July 2013 when the latter became the sole owner of the paper.   The publisher of the paper is Hachette Filipacchi Medias , a subsidiary of Lagardère . 
- List of newspapers in France
- Jump up^ “Bernard Tapie becomes sole shareholder of Provence after split with Hersant family” . WAN IFRA . July 29, 2013 . Retrieved 24 February 2015 .
- Jump up^ “Reporters Without Borders accuses businessman Bernard Tapie” . Reporters without Borders . March 10, 2014 . Retrieved 24 February 2015 .
- Jump up^ Hartmut Walravens (January 1, 2006). International Newspaper Librarianship for the 21st Century . Walter de Gruyter. p. 101. ISBN 978-3-598-44020-5 . Retrieved 24 February 2015 .