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Akhbar Al Youm Al Maghribiya

Akhbar Al Youm Al Maghribiya is a daily newspaper that was created in March 2009 as Akhbar Al Youm. As of 2016, this paper drawn at an average of 28 345 copies with daily purchases averaging 14 624 copies, making it the 4th daily newspaper of the country. It is owned and edited by Média 21, under the direction of well-known journalist Taoufik Bouachrine, who is also this outlet’s founder and editor-in-chief. It was created after founder Bouachrine left the publication he had previously founded, the Arabic-language daily Al Massae, and has built a faithful base due to the popularity of Bouachrine’s columns.

In 2009, following a trial instigated by the King’s cousin Moulay Ismail after a caricature of him was published, the paper had to shut down. It restarted alter the same year under its current name Akhbar Al Youm Al Maghribiya.

Key facts

Audience Share

7.02%

Ownership Type

private

Geographic Coverage

National

Content Type

paid content

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Media Companies / Groups

Media 21

Ownership

Ownership Structure

Akhbar Al Youm Al Maghribia is under sole ownership of the company Media 21.

Voting Rights

MD

Individual Owner

Media Companies / Groups
Facts

General Information

Founding Year

2009

Founder

Taoufik Bouachrine

Affiliated Interests Founder

Taoufik Bouachrine has founded two other daily Arabic-language newspapers (Al-Jarida al-Oukhra and Al Massae).

Ceo

Taoufik Bouachrine

Affiliated Interests Ceo

See above

Editor-In-Chief

Taoufik Bouachrine

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

See above

Contact

Bureau N°1030 8ème Étage, 14 Tour Habous Avenue Des Far - Casablanca

Financial Information

Revenue (in Mill. $)

N/A

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

N/A

Advertising (in % of total funding)

MD

Market Share

MD

Further Information

Meta Data

According to Moroccan law, media outlets are not required to disclose their financial information. However, their publishing companies are required to do so. I Audience share number was computed with the OJD data. I

Sources

http://www.lefigaro.fr/flash-actu/2009/12/01/01011-20091201FILWWW00459-interdit-un-quotidien-change-de-nom.php

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