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Presidential Elections Special programming on FRANCE 24 next April 22nd and May 6th 2007

Latest update : 2010-03-11

FRANCE 24 will feature a Presidential Elections Special live from 7pm to 11pm (Paris time) on the occasion of both the first and second rounds of voting next April 22nd and May 6th 2007 respectively.

 

For the first time, French leaving abroad and the international community will be able to follow real-time coverage of the French Presidential elections on their televisions or by stream broadcast on France24.com with four hours of results, reactions and comments broadcast in French, English and Arab.
 
FRANCE 24 will mobilize its entire editorial staff in partnership with polling institute TNS to present the results and reactions in France and abroad with special correspondents commenting from the capitals of Europe, the United States, Africa and the Middle East.
 
Politicians, journalists and specialists will discuss the results on the set alongside with correspondents commenting from the main candidates’ election headquarters.
 
The evening will be hosted by Sylvain Attal and Roselyne Febvre on the French channel, by Andrea Sanke and David Crossan on the English channel and by Taoufik Mjaied and Adel Gastel on the Arab channel. 
 
The FRANCE24.com website will feature a special page so that web users worldwide can follow the election results live and watch videos of the election programs in three languages. Website visitors will be able to post their reactions on the website and follow behind the scenes activity broadcast by cameras placed in the dressing rooms, the technical rooms and in the newsroom.
 
French and foreign bloggers will be invited to comment on the election night from FRANCE 24’s offices.
 
In tune with its editorial policy, FRANCE 24 will offer an international perspective on these elections with a focus on understanding the results and explaining and analyzing the stakes.
 
Finally, the following day, on Monday April 23rd, FRANCE 24 will change its programming with an Elections Special morning feature that will start at 6am.
 

 
About FRANCE 24 :
FRANCE 24 is the first French international news channel that offers a French perspective and sensibility on world events. France 24 broadcasts on a 24/7 basis on three channels, in French, English and Arab, in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and on the east coast of the United States.  FRANCE 24 can be accessed by all media platforms: cable, satellite and DSL. The website www.france24.com

is available in 3 languages (English, French, and Arabic).

 
France 24 Contacts:
Nathalie Lenfant - Tél. : +33 (0)1 73 01 24 11 – nlenfant@FRANCE24.com
Damien Amadou – Tél. : +33 (0)1 73 01 24 31 – damadou@FRANCE24.com
 
 
 

 

Date created : 2010-03-09

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