you see the symbol that it wished to take on the job of a journalist. The activist of the "vests yellow" Maxime Nicolle, known by the nickname of Flyrider, could apply for a press card in the next few months, following his hiring by the headquarters, the tv channel the internet founded last June by the journalist Aude Lancelin. An announcement was made in a video by the person, which detailed the conditions of obtaining: "To have a press card, you have to work three months for a press agency or a media outlet, and it is necessary that the amount of income that is, at least half of the income I had before. So here as I hit 500 balls [sic], and there I'm going to touch a little more than 1,000 euros, yes, I'm going to have the right to have a press card three months after the date of my arrival at headquarters".
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The activist, whose group information on Facebook account any 197.000 members, and the official page of 145,000 subscribers, said a priori true. The Commission of the Identity Card of Professional Journalists, issuing "press cards", quotes the article The 7111-3 of the labour code, which provides that'is a professional journalist any person who is in the business of main, regular and remunerated, the exercise of his profession in one or several companies of the press, publications, daily and periodical, or news agencies and who draws its main resources". One of the objectives of the press card is to certify that the journalist touch the bulk of his income from media companies and non-commercial entities, industrial, etc, Of same, outside of a ban by the justice of the reporter activity, the convictions cannot be held against a candidate for the press card. Contacted by le Figaro, the Commission of the identity Card of the journalists did not wish to comment.Accused of relaying false information
The announcement has, however, created a stir on Twitter, as Maxime Nicolle has been several times accused of relaying false information. Since the beginning of the crisis of the "yellow vests", several media outlets have regularly lampooned, including through their service of "fact checking", and activist, is regularly accused of lightness in his analysis.
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Needs to be excluded from the status of professional journalist? The Committee will give its response after three months of paid activity at headquarters. Whatever happens, "Flyrider" will be able to exercise his profession, journalism does is summarizing not to hold a press card. During the twenty-one years, where he has presented the news on TF1, Patrick Poivre d'arvor has in fact never had.
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access to a "yellow jacket", as polemical as it is, the profession of journalist is it possible to change the look of the French on the media? According to a recent study by IPSOS, 48% of the French believe that the paper press (newspapers, magazines) produced "a lot of false information". These are the same 52% of them who are suspicious of the television and the radio, and 63% for online sources of information. And with Flyrider?Date Of Update: 18 September 2019, 00:00