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Le Figaro

Our crew was commissioned to work on the digital initiative in English language of Le Figaro, France’s oldest and second-largest newspaper. Valerie Samson has been a journalist for the international section of Le Figaro for almost 15 years. She worked directly with Babel Linguistics as she traveled across the United States writing a series of posts. Her project, “TransAmerica: Around the United States in 460 days”, is a fascinating look at American culture and politics through the eyes of a French reporter. Samson is one of the lucky recipients of the Knight-Wallace Fellowship from the University of Michigan. 

Check out a sampling of articles featuring our translation/editorial work from French:

The US Wants You! Motor City rolls out the red carpet to Hollywood Separated but not equal What future for Detroit? To Muslims, Obama is not the Messiah Unorthodox spies in mosques Muslims, a community under surveillance Deserter’s Reprieve The Hidden Face of the Tea Party The Permanent Campaign Obama’s Chicago