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Nicolas Sarkozy gets podcasted

Famous French blogger Loic Le Meur makes history by interviewing presidential French Minister of Interior Nicolas Sarkozy.

Not only is it the first-ever podcast by a French political leader, it also marks a startling break with customary etiquette, as Sarkozy and Le Meur address each other with the familiar “tu” rather than “vous” during their 30-minute meeting. “Bravo!” read many of the hundreds of viewer commentaries posted on Le Meur’s blog over the past few days. Many are heralding the interview as a watershed event, showing that French politicians can no longer afford to ignore the growing importance of nontraditional media

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2 replies on “Nicolas Sarkozy gets podcasted”

Nicholas Sarkozy’s podcast

This may be a major breakthrough in politics, certainly in France. Interior minister Nicholas Sarkozy has been interviewed by the leading French blog Loic Le Meur

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