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French Society Magazine Point de Vue Suspends Publication

PARIS — French media is also being affected by the spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19. French society magazine Point de Vue has suspended its publication, according to an Instagram post published by editor in chief Adélaïde de Clermont-Tonnerre. “In line with the measures taken by the French president, the editors of Point de Vue have decided that our magazine will not be published this week of March 18,” wrote the editor of the weekly publication, which is owned by a consortium including Artémis, the investment arm of the Pinault family. “It’s a grave decision for us, as our title was going to celebrate its 75th anniversary this month.” This decision was made following what De Clermont-Tonnerre, contacted by WWD, described as a “serious suspicion” of a case of COVID-19 within the title’s editorial team, although the contamination is yet to be confirmed. The editor added that the suspension was temporary. “We would like to resume publication as fast as possible, but it’s quite complex,” she said. The magazine, which primarily deals with news relating to international royalty and society figures, will instead focus on its web site. As France enters its second day of lockdown mode, Point de Vue is not the only French

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