The scene took place last Thursday (October 14), but it reappeared at the beginning of the week in the media, including the main concerned, France 3. The Rhône-Alpes channel branch denounced in its newspaper 19/20 the position of Thierry Frémaux towards one of his journalists. They were “attacking” their colleague on the sidelines of the Lumiere Festival in Lyon.
We are the movie Rue du Premier, in Lyon. He was supposed to be the president of the Lumiere Institute, who is also the general delegate of the Cannes Film Festival “uncomfortable” By the extra flashlight of the camera the journalist holds, while he waits for the arrival of New Zealand director Jane Campion, award-winning 2021. A preview of the director’s latest films, dog powerIt just happened.
He ran straight towards France 3 Press Photo Reporter (JRI) Ron Albe, then delivered a stinging punch to the top of the camera. Everything was filmed and broadcast by the channel.
“The entire France 3 Rhône-Alpes editorial staff denounced the position of the festival director, Thierry Frémaux. During the report I just saw, he attacked the camera of one of our sisters, for whom we give our full support. Out of respect for our viewers, we will however be covering the Light Award Gala event this evening.” He said in front of the camera the presenter of the newspaper 19/20.
“He rushed over to our sister and made a big fuss at the camera that was rolling.”, explains Tuesday October 19 in a joint press release between the unions, the editorial staff of the French channel Lyon 3, which describes Thierry Frémaux’s gesture as ‘Reaction out of control’. The text, co-signed with the major Syndicate of Journalists (SNJ), as well as the CGT and CFDT, adds: “Our shocked colleague had great difficulty continuing her work.”.
“Thierry Frémaux assaults one of our fellow journalists. Unacceptable behavior … an attack on the person, on the practice of the profession of a journalist … while Jane Campion’s film about toxic masculinity is being shown”, Olivier Michel, journalist and presenter at France 3 Rhône-Alpes, tweeted on Monday.
Internal unions also denounce the fact that the accused ‘No apology was made’, While that “The editor-in-chief of Lyon and the regional administration tried to reach the person concerned to protest this situation”.
Denouncing the network administration’s inaction France 3 And the company, unions also report it “The owner of this violent gesture is now threatening to attack anyone who dares to denounce him with slander.”.
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