Minter Dialogue with Anne-Elisabeth Moutet

Anne-Elisabeth Moutet is a French journalist who has worked with some of the most prestigious titles, including VSD, France Soir, The Sunday Times, The Sunday Telegraph and Elle. Today, she’s a regular commentator on television (including on the BBC, Arte, France24, C’est dans l’Air…) and a columnist for The Telegraph, UnHerd, The New York Post, CapX and TWS. In this conversation, we discuss her career as a journalist, the evolutions and state of journalism today, freedom of speech, her preferred sources and outlets, and how to manage one’s public online profile (i.e. social media) in light of today’s divisive environment.

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Music credit: The jingle at the beginning of the show is courtesy of my friend, Pierre Journel, author of the Guitar Channel. And, the new sign-off music is “A Convinced Man,” a song I co-wrote and recorded with Stephanie Singer back in the late 1980s (please excuse the quality of the sound!).


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