Bruno Jeudy was fired from Paris Match for defying a controversy over Cardinal Sarah Liberation

Bruno Jeudy was fired from Paris Match for defying a controversy over Cardinal Sarah Liberation

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In July, the magazine’s political and economic editor expressed the editorial team’s dissatisfaction with a cover by the ultra-conservative Cardinal to the management of the Lagardère group.

New victim in the Bolloré media. According to information from the website Les Jours, the political and economic editor of Paris Match Bruno Jeudy has been fired from the magazine of the Lagardère group, now owned by Vivendi. his wrong? After a month ago I sent a joint email to Constance Benqué, President of Lagardère News, and Arnaud Lagardère to express the editors’ disapproval of the weekly’s controversial reporting. The front page dedicated to the controversial Cardinal Robert Sarah, a figure of ultra-conservative Catholicism, had been forced upon the editors: in a press release, the journalists of the Society of Paris Match announced the decision to put him on the cover of Paris Match “does not correspond to the newspaper’s editorial line and seems to us to be a dangerous choice at the beginning of the summer, which could confuse our readers and distract them from our magazine”. “Furthermore, she continued, if we do not dispute the interest of the issue within the newspaper – even if it would have been necessary to justify it from a journalistic point of view – we are concerned that Cardinal Sarah’s most controversial positions…