The French President and the Media

Following this week’s speculation about the French president’s private life, Rajan Datar asks what the French media’s reaction to the story reveals about the comparative editorial cultures in France and the UK. Emma Jane Kirby, who was in France when the story broke, explains why attitudes towards the French head of state leads to a different approach to reporting on his private life. Plus, Rajan hears from Selin Girit about her forthcoming documentary on the troubled condition of media freedom in Turkey.

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Mon 20 Jan 2014 04:50 GMT