The online magazine Mediapart was founded in 2008 by four journalists, among them Edwy Plenel, former editor-in-chief of Le Monde. Mediapart has built a reputation for investigative journalism. Among other scandals, in 2019 exposed the embezzlement of funds by Environment Minister François de Rugy. Mediapart is financed by a growing number of fee-based subscriptions and donations.

Political orientation Left-wing
Frequency of publication Daily
Visits 1.000.000 - 5.000.000
Online payment model Content partially fee-based
Location Paris, France
Publisher Société éditrice de Mediapart
Area of distribution Nationwide
Established 2008
Address 8, passage Brulon, 75012 Paris
Phone 0033 1 44 68 99 08
Twitter @mediapart