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French media regulator the CSA appoints new boss

French president François Hollande has named Olivier Schramek as the new president of media regulator the CSA to replace outgoing chief Michel Boyon. Schramek was chief of staff to Lionel Jospin when the latter was minister of education in the late ‘80s and again when he became prime minister in 1997. The government has refuted […]

Pflimlin may extend France Télévisions redundancies plan

France Télévisions president Rémy Pflimlin has said it may be necessary to extend a voluntary redundancy plan put in place by his predecessor in order to meet cost reduction targets at the public broadcaster. In a letter to partners, Pflimlin played down what he described as “alarmist” speculation that the broadcaster would have to lay […]