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Le Nouvel Observateur (France)

Based: Parislogo-nobstr

Founded: 1964

Circulation: 511,900 (2006)

Owner: Le Nouvel Observateur

The left-of-centre Nouvel Observateur is particularly strong in its coverage of political and literary matters and has been described as “the French intellectuals’ parish magazine”. It is noted for its in-depth treatment of the main issues of the day.