The editor and a reporter on Algerian newspaper Le Soir d'Algerie, have been sentenced to up to six-months in jail on charges of defaming the president.
Mr Bouteflika does not take kindly to criticism
A cartoonist on the Liberte newspaper, was also sentenced to six-months in prison for mocking army officers.
All have indicated they will appeal. The rulings are the latest in a series of cases which have been criticised by international media watchdogs.
They say the government is using defamation law to control the press.