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Le Huffington Post’s Anne Sinclair Welcomes Quebec Team

Le Huffington Post Québec launched today.

Anne Sinclair, editorial director of Le Huffington Post France, the other French language version of HuffPost, sent a congratulatory welcome note to the Quebec team.

Here’s what she wrote:

Félicitations!! Vous allez voir comme le temps passe vite: nous n’avons même pas trois semaines d’existence et l’équipe de Paris et moi avons l’impression qu’on a toujours été la!! Vous prenez ce que vous voulez chez nous, et nous, on a commencé avec Martelly! Bon début. Amitiés à tous d’un Paris presque aussi glacial que Montréal!!

Translation:

Congratulations!! You can see how time goes by rapidly: we’ve only been around for three weeks, and the Paris team and I feel like we have always been here!! Take what you like from our site, as we did the same by taking Martelly’s piece today! Good luck. Cheers to everyone from Paris, the city is almost as freezing as Montreal today!!

Someone likes exclamation marks.

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Le Huffington Post is Live

For those who were eagerly awaiting the launch of Le Huffington Post France, today’s your day.

The site is an independent venture formed in partnership with The Huffington Post, The Le Monde Group and Les Nouvelles Editions Indépendantes.

As we shared last week, Anne Sinclair, wife of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is the editorial director. Paul Ackermann is editor-in-chief and will be in charge of daily operations. There are already more than 200 bloggers who contribute content, including former presidential candidates Rachida Dati and Julein Dray.

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HuffPo Names Dominique Strauss-Khan’s Wife Editor of Le Huffington Post

(Via WSJ)

The Huffington Post has hired Anne Sinclair, the wife of Dominique Strauss-Khan, to be the editor of Le Huffington Post, the French version of HuffPo. The New York Times reports that while this has not been made official, an invitation to a party unveiling the new site listed Sinclair as the “editorial director.”

Sinclair actually has some journalism experience; she was a host of a popular television interview show during the 1980s. But that hasn’t stopped the French media from lashing out against the hiring:

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