Jean-Marie Colombani

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Jean-Marie Colombani
Born (1948-07-07) 7 July 1948 (age 70)
Dakar, Senegal
Nationality French
Occupation Journalist

Jean-Marie Colombani (born 7 July 1948 in Dakar, Senegal) is a French journalist, and was the editor-in-chief of the daily newspaper Le Monde from 1994 until 2007.

Dakar Capital city in Senegal

Dakar is the capital and largest city of Senegal. It is located on the Cap-Vert peninsula on the Atlantic coast and is the westernmost city on the African mainland. The city of Dakar proper has a population of 1,030,594, whereas the population of the Dakar metropolitan area is estimated at 2.45 million.

Senegal republic in Western Africa

Senegal, officially the Republic of Senegal, is a country in West Africa. Senegal is bordered by Mauritania in the north, Mali to the east, Guinea to the southeast, and Guinea-Bissau to the southwest. Senegal also borders The Gambia, a country occupying a narrow sliver of land along the banks of the Gambia River, which separates Senegal's southern region of Casamance from the rest of the country. Senegal also shares a maritime border with Cape Verde. Senegal's economic and political capital is Dakar.

France Republic with mainland in Europe and numerous oversea territories

France, officially the French Republic, is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The metropolitan area of France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered by Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany to the northeast, Switzerland and Italy to the east, and Andorra and Spain to the south. The overseas territories include French Guiana in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. The country's 18 integral regions span a combined area of 643,801 square kilometres (248,573 sq mi) and a total population of 67.3 million. France, a sovereign state, is a unitary semi-presidential republic with its capital in Paris, the country's largest city and main cultural and commercial centre. Other major urban areas include Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lille and Nice.



Educated at Panthéon-Assas University and Science-Po, he is the author of the lead article published after the New York City terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 on the front page of his newspaper, entitled "We are All Americans". In 2004 Colombani co-authored with Walter Wells, editor of the International Herald Tribune , the volume Dangerous De-Liaisons : What's Really behind the War between France and the U.S. (published by Melville House Publishing). From 2005 he has been part of the board of directors of La Stampa . In 1999 he received the Ischia International Journalism Award. He has been a member of Le Siècle. [1] He is a member of the Fondation Ecologie d'Avenir. [2]

Panthéon-Assas University public research university in Paris, France

Panthéon-Assas University, also referred to as Assas [asas], Paris II [paʁi dø], or Sorbonne-Assas, is a public university in Paris, France.

New York City Largest city in the United States

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Melville House Publishing is an independent publisher of literary fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. The company was founded in 2001 by the husband and wife team of Dennis Loy Johnson and Valerie Merians in Hoboken, New Jersey, a location Johnson jokingly called "the Left Bank" of New York City. In 2007, they were named by the Association of American Publishers as the winner of the 2007 Miriam Bass Award for Creativity in Independent Publishing, popularly known as the "indie publisher of the year" award.


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