Producing an international monthly of French origin in German
Speech held at the 17th European Meeting of Cultural Journals
The Republic of Letters? Cultural journals in a European public space
Tallinn, Estonia 14-17 May 2004
What would it take to create a truly European publication? As Marie Luise Knott, editor of the German Le monde diplomatique, demonstrates, such a task is far from easy: Newspaper and reading habits are so ingrained in the national mythology of a nation that they do not translate readily into a concept of a “European” newspaper.