In the Media

French paper critical of 'sarcastic' British press

PUBLISHED September 10, 2012

Have French newspapers been guilty of failing to treat the story of the Alpine murders with sufficient seriousness? Kim Willsher reports in The Guardian today that Paris-based papers have relegated the story to inside pages, regarding it as a "fait divers", a term used to describe a relatively trivial, miscellaneous news item.

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