Slate Launches French Edition, More Coming In Europe?

imageWPNI-owned current affairs webzine Slate has launched its first foreign-language edition in France and may consider further European rollouts. is a franchise operation that has been founded by former Le Monde editor Jean Marie Colambani and former editor Johan Hufnagel; 15 percent is owned by the Washington DC-based publisher, AFP says. The site’s launch had been delayed in January by a last-minute funding hiccup; Colombani said an investment of between $2.6 million (