France Medias Monde

Arabsat and France Médias Monde strike new deal

Arabsat and French overseas media group France Médias Monde have strengthened their strategic relationship with the renewal of the satellite distribution contract for broadcasting the France 24 TV SD channels and RFI Radio and MC Doualiya, owned by the group, on Arabsat Badr-4 satellite at 26° East, which reaches the MENA region and Europe under […]

France Médias Monde’s Saragosse sees term extended by five years

French media regulator ARCOM has extended the term of Marie-Christine Saragosse as president of the country’s overseas media organisation, France Médias Monde. Saragosse will now helm the organisation for a further five years beginning on April 23 this year. ARCOM said that in a context of profound transformation in the audiovisual sector and big changes […]

Saragosse reappointed as France Médias Monde plans Spanish France 24

French media regulator the CSA has reappointed Marie-Christine Saragosse as president of France’s international media outfit France Médias Monde for a further five years. Saragosse will serve as head of the organization, which operates news channel France 24, RFI and Monte Carlo Doualiya (MCD) for a further five-year terms from October 5. The CSA said […]

French Senate adopts new public audiovisual media law

The French Senate has adopted legislation to secure the independence of the country’s public broadcast organisations, giving media regulator the CSA the right to nominate the chiefs of public TV and radio. The law had already been approved by the National Assembly, the lower house, in July. The change means that the presidents of France […]