The former director of the World Eric Fottorino launch April 9 The 1, a weekly ideas "tightened" format and "innovative" which will deal with one big hot topic through the eyes of writers, scholars and artists to "understand and experience the world to come." "In this period of fragmentation of info, must give meaning, the desire to discover and return to the unit," said AFP Eric Fottorino, 53, also a journalist and author of several award-winning books To explain this unusual positioning. "I consider that the press, which suffers from its contents, has not said its last word. It is a question of supply. "
" Every Wednesday there will be a single topic and several looks. I am surrounded by six or seven young people, a statistician, a philosopher, anthropologist, etc.., Which will re-examine the actual "to" better understand and feel the world to come. " The former director of the World, from 2008 to 2010, designed the project with his former right arm evening newspaper, Laurent Greilsamer. Both animate reduced thirties who regularly intervene team. A poem a week
It will consist of Wolf Wolff, statistician and director of INSEE, Helen Thiollet teacher at Sciences Po Relations Specialist and international migration, and Julien Clément, Doctor of Anthropology and Associate Director of the Department of Research and Education at the Musée du quai Branly. Louis
Chevaillier publisher Gallimard, where he is responsible for the "Folio" collection of contemporary literature, poetry offer a weekly while Ollivier Pourriol , philosopher and former columnist for the "Grand Journal" on Canal +, bring a philosophical perspective on the issue addressed through dialogue.
Weekly, a mixture of new texts and archives in a "telescoping of time," will appeal to artists regularly as illustrator Jochen Gerner, or journalists, such as the young Manon Paulic. A weekly
45 grams sold 2.80 euros, without advertising
In addition to these regular contributors, the "big names" will participate in one critically, said Eric Fottorino, without disclosing names. Philosophers Edgar Morin and Elisabeth Badinter, writers Erik Orsenna, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Regis Debray and Boris Razon and former Prime Minister Michel Rocard will be part of the editorial board.
To bet on the element of surprise, Eric Fottorino remains mysterious about the format of "1". Only indications: "object", as he calls it, will be printed on the "premium newsprint" weigh "45 grams" and have a pagination "tightened" to be read "less than an hour" because readers "not have much time." Format, "unique in the world press," will "want to keep it," he says. Sold
2.80 euros, this editorial unidentified object will no advertising. "My goal and my economic balance point is 30,000 copies at newsstands or by subscription," Judge Eric Fottorino, who appealed to the designer Antoine Ricardou, author of the Centre Pompidou website and unaccustomed to the world press to set up a "reading adventure." Hermand
Henry, 89, owner
"It is a little enfant terrible of The Economist and The New Yorker," says the founder of 1, which believes that "to force newspapers to advertisers or shareholders, it has not a newspaper reader."
"For me, it's an open hand that is for open elites. Newspapers provide information, give the 1 inspiration, "he promises. "With a requirement to look for the learned and sensitive, we will not provide all the answers, but we will ask all the questions." Side Finances, 1 … one shareholder: Henry Hermand, 89, who made his fortune in commercial real estate finance and the think tank Terra Nova, close to the PS after financing Le Matin de Paris, daily now gone, has he explained .A person can access the Internet for life insurance rates or can directly communicate with companies that offer appropriate policies.