France’s war against citizen journalism

A new French law that threatens those who tape and broadcast videos of “scenes of violence” with up to five years in prison if they cannot prove they are professional journalists has got citizen journalists up in arms. Ridiculous and ludicrous, says one. French lawmakers have well and truly lost their grip on reality, says another.

Read more: Citizen Journalism under attack

France bans citizen journalists from reporting violence

French ban citizen journalists from filming violence 

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