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Promoting the Macron brand

Emmanuel Macron is the ‘bling bling’ candidate, whose shown France how democracy works. Continue reading Promoting the Macron brand

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Is Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s popular wave about to break?

The ‘French Chavez’ has given the markets a scare, been denounced by the incumbent President and had his program mocked as ‘Cuba without the sun’. But the leader of La France Insoumise has a chance tomorrow. Continue reading Is Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s popular wave about to break?

The anti-media discourse in the French presidential election.

An article that appeared in Le Monde last week, that looks at how different candidates are adapting a hostile tone towards the traditional media. Worth a read, with interesting insights from media figures. Unsurprisingly, the article takes the media as victim line, that Trump has largely promoted, and doesn’t consider the media as collaborator in a stale system. Continue reading The anti-media discourse in the French presidential election.