Last week Vice Media announced they would premiere seven new Vice News channels in local languages. The new territories include Germany, Brazil, Australia, France, Spain, Italy and Mexico. Today, Vice News debuted its first new channel in French, by welcoming new site visitors via Twitter:
VICE News vient d’être lancé en français. Bienvenue à tous : http://t.co/6OKZWspHQX
— VICE News FR (@vicenewsFR) October 20, 2014
The first few videos in French aren’t solely for Vice’s French audience. Don’t forget there are approximately 29 French-speaking countries in Africa, where the Ebola crisis is still very much at the forefront.