Updated Wed, Oct 31, 2012 5:12 pm
Launched in December 2006, FRANCE 24 is a leading 24/7 international news channel. Its mission is to cover international current events from a French perspective and to convey French values throughout the world.
FRANCE 24 is a true news hub that broadcasts its programmes over the airwaves and over the internet in French, in English and in Arabic.
FRANCE 24 gives a French perspective to international current events through diversity of opinions, debate and confrontation of viewpoints.
The channel provides keys to understanding ever more complex events through in-depth analysis. FRANCE 24 also puts culture at the forefront of its programming.
FRANCE 24 is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the public-funded holding company Audiovisuel Exterieur de la France .
The channel counts 700 employees including 210 technicians, 70 members of staff dedicated to distribution and support services, and 420 bilingual journalists representing 35 nationalities. The editorial team is trained in new technology and multi-media tools.
FRANCE 24 has over 1,000 correspondents throughout the world, be they FRANCE 24 correspondents or journalists from a network of partners with whom the channel has signed cooperation agreements