The French version of the American website was founded in 2009 by former editor-in-chief of Le Monde, Jean-Marie Colombani. The founders still have a majority stake in it today. The focus of is commentary and analysis that gives readers a more international perspective. In 2016 Slate introduced podcasts and a new subscription service called Slate+.

Political orientation Liberal-conservative
Frequency of publication several times a week
Visits 1.000.000 - 5.000.000
Online payment model All content for free
Location Paris, France
Publisher Jacques Attali / Jean-Marie Colombani / Eric Le Boucher / Eric Leser
Area of distribution Nationwide
Established 2009
Address 73, rue Sainte-Anne, 75002 Paris
Phone 0033 1 44 50 32 81
Twitter @slatefr