Keyword: liberty

Security casts shadow over French love of ‘liberté’ and ‘fraternité’

After attacks, state is introducing radical measures which threaten to alter the balance between freedom and securit, writes The Observer.

The exception that is Mediapart

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Launched less than four years ago, Mediapart is unique among the media, with no equivalent in terms of either its editorial identity or its business model. This December marked the first year in which it has crossed into profit, with more than 56,000 subscribers. Here, Mediapart co-founder and Editor-in-Chief Edwy Plenel sets out why, more than ever, this fully-independent, ad-free online journal needs the support and loyalty of its subscribers to reach an enduring, solid base.