Vincent Bolloré, the Mogul Behind Marine Le Pen and the French Right

Vincent Bolloré, the media mogul behind Marine Le Pen, Éric Zemmour and Valérie Pécresse, has made his mark no matter who wins.

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How Billionaires Are Shaping France’s Presidential Campaign

In a nation with strict political finance laws, control over the news media has provided an avenue for the very rich to influence elections, this one more than ever.

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Éric Zemmour, Far-Right Pundit, Makes French Presidential Run Official

An anti-immigrant writer and right-wing television star, Mr. Zemmour said he was running in the country’s presidential elections next year, ending months of speculation.

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How Éric Zemmour Is Turning French Politics Upside Down

Éric Zemmour, an anti-immigrant writer and TV commentator, is surging in opinion polls before presidential elections next year — and he is not yet a candidate.

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From TV to the French Presidency? Éric Zemmour Eyes Trump’s Path

Éric Zemmour, a writer and TV celebrity known for his far-right nationalism, dominates political talk in France as he weighs a run for president.

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CNews, a Fox-Style News Network in France, Rides a Wave of Discontent

CNews, the creation of the billionaire Vincent Bolloré, has become France’s No. 1 news network by giving a new bullhorn for right-wing views on crime, immigration, climate and Covid.

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France Is Becoming More Like America. It’s Terrible.

Culture wars, fueled by Fox News-style provocation, have arrived in France.

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