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Newspaper Editor Quits After Power Struggle With Staff

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2014 | Media

PARIS, May 14 (Reuters) - Natalie Nougayrede, first female editor-in-chief of prestigious French daily Le Monde, quit on Wednesday after a power str...

Whistleblower or Traitor, Snowden Must Shut Up

William H. Harwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
William H. Harwood

Any defense of Snowden ended when he kept talking. And, as if hell-bent on crushing all hope of redemption, he keeps providing details.

WATCH: Le Monde Editor Speaks Out On Recent NSA Spying Report

HuffPost Live | Erin McDonough | Posted 10.22.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

A report published on Monday by the French daily newspaper Le Monde revealed that the U.S. National Security Agency extensively monitored the telephon...

More Disturbing NSA Spying Allegations Revealed

AP | By LORI HINNANT | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — The U.S. National Security Agency swept up 70.3 million French telephone records in a 30-day period, according to a newspaper report Mo...

Do Paywalls Change the Engagement Equation?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.30.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Jake Batsell seems to think so, saying that while advertising-driven models of digital journalism aim to maximize page views, when news organizations ...

The WARM Foundation: Telling the Story of Modern War

K.J. Wetherholt | Posted 09.03.2013 | Impact
K.J. Wetherholt

Rémy Ourdan in Sarajevo (2012), Courtesy of Ourdan and the WARM Foundation "I think WARM is a great vehicle for tomorrow built on honoring and u...

France's "Cri de Guerre"

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 11.02.2013 | World
Raymond J. Learsy

Perhaps it is solidarity with the victims of Damascus that has caused Hollande and France to voice their determination, and now to assume a leading role. As if to declare, 'We know, we have been there, it can not be permitted to happen again."

French Agency Spies On Phone Calls, Emails, Social Media Activity: Report

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2013 | World

PARIS, July 4 (Reuters) - France's external intelligence agency spies on the French public's phone calls, emails and social media activity in France a...

Top Editor At Le Monde Dies Suddenly

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | Media

PARIS (AP) — The top editor at France's leading daily newspaper has died suddenly of a heart attack. Erik Izraelewicz, 58, had led Le...

Democracy, Trust and WikiLeaks: A Conversation With the Mother of Julian Assange

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.26.2012 | Media
Vivian Norris

I believe that people such as Julian Assange, movements such as Occupy Wall Street and those behind the Arab Spring, actually want change for a better, not worse and more chaotic, world. But their image and their hard work is being hijacked and manipulated.

Le Huffington Post Debuts In France

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 06.27.2012 | Media

The Huffington Post debuted its first foreign language edition Monday with the launch of Le Huffington Post, a French language site published in partn...

Le Monde, the Arts, Our Presidential Politics

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Raymond J. Learsy

It was an especially instructive moment to recently find in Le Monde an issue rarely touched upon by our media, and sadly, rarely an issue touched upon in our elective process: the nature of government's responsibility and support for the arts.

French Spy Chief Charged With Spying On Le Monde Journalists

AP | Posted 12.17.2011 | Media

PARIS — The head of France's DCRI counterespionage agency was handed preliminary charges Monday in a probe into allegations of spying on journal...

Le Monde Aux Barricades With The Huffington Post

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 01.24.2012 | Media
Raymond J. Learsy

Prescient, fortuitous or simply clairvoyant the Huffington Post will be launching a French language edition, Le HuffingtonPost, in conjunction with Paris' great daily Le Monde Group and Les Nouvelles Editions Independantes.

Bonjour, Paris: HuffPost and Le Monde Announce Le Huffington Post!

Arianna Huffington | Posted 12.10.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

I'm in Paris this week to announce the upcoming launch of Le Huffington Post, in partnership with Le Monde and French media powerhouse Les Nouvelles Editions Indépendantes (LNEI).

Say 'Bonjour' To Le Huffington Post

Posted 12.10.2011 | Media

The Huffington Post has announced the upcoming launch of 'Le Huffington Post', a French-language edition of the site, to be run in conjunction with Th...

Couple Who Hoarded 271 Picassos Indicted

Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts

In November, we told you about a 'treasure trove' of never-before-seen Pablo Picasso works revealed in the possession of a retired electrician. Pi...

GEN Launched To Foster Mutualization and Cooperation Among World's Editors

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.18.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

A new worldwide organization is bringing together editors from different platforms, engineers and developers in news media in a bid to foster more sustainable professional journalism.

Khamenei: A Counterfeit Leader

Mahmood Delkhasteh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mahmood Delkhasteh

As the result of censorship, the Iranian Green movement has yet failed to identify a democratic and independent political alternative which challenges the regime in its totality.

Blind Human Rights Lawyer Beaten and Isolated in Chinese Crackdown

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bill Quigley

A self-taught lawyer in China who was recently released after years in prison has now been put in home detention -- isolated and beaten by authorities.

No News at Alaska's Air Force Bases Over WikiLeaks

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alaska Dispatch News

The Gray Lady has been banished from the browsers of Eielson and Elmendorf Air Force bases -- and so has virtually every other national newspaper of record in the Western hemisphere.

Street Art Fights Censorship: Titi From Paris (PHOTOS)

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Clown-like men with whitewash brushes, winged pigs and similarly snouted animals flying over long texts decrying the idiocy of censorship.

An Internationalism Republicans and Democrats Can Agree On

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Believe it or not, there actually are Democrats and Republicans -- lots of them -- committed to robust international engagement, smart foreign aid, and coherent and sensible U.S. international public diplomacy.

Le Monde To Discuss Takeover With Bidders

AP | ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PARIS — Le Monde said Monday it would hold talks with a team of three businessmen seeking a controlling stake of the iconic but cash-strapped Fr...

AFP Rattled, CEO Quits, French Unions/Government Slug it Out

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Journalists in France want to know who will lead their international news agency and whether it will emerge unscathed from a tug-of-war between unions and the government.