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A Curious Commentatorsaveoregon

Wed, 02 May 2007 02:14:00 +0000

The New York Sun has recently run a piece trashing France 24’s decision launched an Arablic version. I’m not quite sure what the argument intially was, but the piece boils down into a polemic about anti-semitisim in France. The strangest thing though is that the author of the highly-critical piece claims to be an assistant […](image)


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New Distribution Methodssaveoregon

Wed, 02 May 2007 02:03:28 +0000

Amongst 24hr news channels, France 24 has thankfully led the way in internet distibution methods- streaming their content live over the internet for free. But streaming video is already becoming an also-ran technology of of the Internet age. Although wonderful for those who want to sit down and watch the network from anywhere in the […](image)


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France 24 Poll: International Opnion of French Electionsaveoregon

Wed, 02 May 2007 01:46:33 +0000

France 24 has another excellent poll up, in partnership with the International Herald Tribune and Harris Interactive. This enquete looks at the view of France from abroad, sepcifically the French presidental election. 74 percent of American respondants wanted France’s new president to improve US ties, but only 31 percent had a positive image of thier […](image)


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En Direct De…saveoregon

Sun, 25 Mar 2007 07:16:18 +0000

  The biggest complaint against France 24’s content has been that there have been few live reports by corespondents. In thier place the network usually ran stock footage with a voiceover. No more. France 24 now averages 2 live linkups per 10 minute news segment.(image)


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France 24 Interviews Iranian Presidentsaveoregon

Sat, 24 Mar 2007 23:05:27 +0000

On the same day United Nations sanctions against Iran were passed at the UN Security Council, France 24 interviewed Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad about the current nuclear impasse. The timing of the interview assured that France 24 got a mention in many of the lead stories accross the US. Good to see France 24 getting […](image)


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Another Stellar France 24 Pollsaveoregon

Fri, 23 Mar 2007 00:11:24 +0000

France 24 has released another great poll, this time measuring European attitudes at the 50th anniversry of the EU. In a wise mov, the poll was done in partnership with the Psris-based International Herald Tribune, one of the world’s most influential international newspapers. Highlights: -Most Europeans think Turkey’s entry in to the EU is inevitable. […](image)


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France 24 “Presses Ahead”saveoregon

Fri, 23 Mar 2007 00:05:25 +0000

After three months on the air, in international news media is becoming less skeptical of France 24’s chances for survival. Paris based International Herald Tribune has an article up praising France 24’s quality and pondering its future in a post-Chirac era.(image)


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Arabic Service To Launch April 2saveoregon

Thu, 22 Mar 2007 23:58:18 +0000

France 24 has anounced that its Arabic language programming will launch April 2. It will be available free-to-air on Middle Eastern satalite services reaching over 25 million people.(image)


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Time On France 24saveoregon

Fri, 12 Jan 2007 04:58:47 +0000

Time magizine, the largest American newsweekly, has an article up on France 24. The interesting bit is the speculation on what the upcoming French election will mean for France 24’s funding. The newschanel is President Chirac’s baby, and between Sarkozy on the right and Royal on the left, Chirac has no natural heir to his […](image)


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