Jean-François Julliard

is secretary-general of the free expression NGO Reporters Sans Frontières (Reporters without Borders).


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Too close for truth

Political interference in the French media

The present French government has a profoundly ambivalent relationship with journalists and the press. President Nicolas Sarkozy has encouraged the public to treat journalists with mistrust; at the same time, his relationship with those who own the press is far too close, says the secretary-general of Reporters Sans Frontières.