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Agence France-Presse

 

one of the world’s largest news agencies. An autonomous commercial enterprise, Agence France-Presse was founded in 1944 to replace the old French news agency Havas. The agency’s headquarters are in Paris. In 1980, Agence France-Presse employed over 2,000 people, including 750 journalists. The agency supplies news in the French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, and Arabic languages to 155 countries. Agence France-Presse is a member of the European Alliance of Press Agencies.

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The most recent incitement was on "Camera" website that operates from the USA, publishing a report that is far from accuracy, criticizing the impartiality and objectivity of the "AFP" Agency France Press, and the professionalism of their correspondent in Ramallah- Nasser Abu Bakr- through certain allegations regarding some reports that was conducted and published by the journalist Abu Bakr, claiming that there is a conflict of interest that affects the neutrality of the FPA particularly after appointing him as the chairman of the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate.
United Press International, Agency France Press, Associated Press, and Reuters dominate the flow of outside news into this region.

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