CASE COMMENTS: REGULATIONS – FRANCE - BROADCASTONG – DISCRIMINATORY PROPOSALS – FREEDOM OF OPINION

Broadcasting: The French Audiovisual Council pronounces a new formal notice against a television channel for comments in favour of discrimination made by a polemicist (Société d’exploitation d’un service d’information)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Following nearly 4,300 reports, the Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel was once again interested in comments made by Mr Eric Zemmour in the Face à l'info programme on 15, 21 and 23 October 2019. In a decision by the plenary session of 27 November 2019, the regulator issued a formal notice to the service's publisher after noting not only that the polemicist's speech could encourage discriminatory behaviour but that no one had reacted even to moderate his remarks. The Context As a reminder, pursuant to Article 42 of the Law of 30 September 1986, as amended by Law No. 2017-256 of 28 February 2017, "Publishers and distributors of audiovisual communication

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Sébastien Martin, Broadcasting: The French Audiovisual Council pronounces a new formal notice against a television channel for comments in favour of discrimination made by a polemicist (Société d’exploitation d’un service d’information), 27 November 2019, Concurrences N° 1-2020, Art. N° 93401, pp. 172-173

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