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'Les médias': How the global journalism crisis affects France

The media in France is in the midst of a crisis. The rise of the Internet and social media has led to a change in the way people consume the news. Many people say they just don't trust journalists anymore. Whether it's TV, radio or print, the media is often accused of being in the hands of a few powerful businessmen. So who owns what? And are journalists really elitist and disconnected from ordinary people, as critics claim?