Agence France-Presse

Agence France-Presse

Wire Service | Mainstream

Agence France-Presse (AFP) is the oldest news agency in the world. It is also the largest French agency and the third largest news agency in the world, behind the Associated Press and Reuters. The agency is based in Paris, with regional centres in Washington, Hong Kong, Nicosia and Montevideo and bureaux in 110 countries. It sends out news in French, English, Arabic, Spanish, German, Portuguese and Russian. AFP was founded in 1835 by Charles-Louis Havas as Agence Havas. More » (Source: Wikipedia)

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Audience: Very large audience (1M or more) (French)
Scope: International
Political Viewpoint: Neutral viewpoint
Owners: nonprofit_organization | Managers: Pierre Louette
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Location: 13, Place de la Bourse, Paris, France
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Edited By: Jon Mitchell
Last Edit: Oct 5, 2010 - 9:10 AM PDT
Story Stats
Top Topics: World (149), Politics (66), U.S. (64), Business (47), Sci/Tech (43), Middle East (23), Global Economy (18), Iraq (15), Media (15), Bush Administration (15), Pakistan (14), Iran (14), Obama Administration (13), War (13), U.S. Military (12)...
Top Authors: Afp (5), Stephen Collinson (3), Afp Staff (3), P Parameswaran (3), Lehaz Ali (3), Jitendra Joshi (2), Richard Ingham (2), Marlowe Hood (2), Agence France Presse (2), Martin Abbugao (1), Sig Christenson (1), Roddy Thomson (1), Rita Devlin Marier (1), Not Listed (1), Nasser Karimi (1)...
Top Formats: News Report (166), News (19), Special Report (5), News Analysis (5), Poll (3), Investigative Report (2), Interview (2), Breaking News (1)
 
 
 
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Overall Rating
3.3

Average
from 442 story reviews
Quality
3.3
Facts
3.4
Fairness
3.4
Information
3.4
Insight
2.8
Sourcing
3.1
Style
3.2
Accuracy
3.8
Balance
2.8
Context
3.1
Depth
2.8
Enterprise
2.5
Expertise
3.2
Originality
2.8
Relevance
3.9
Transparency
3.0
Responsibility
3.2
Popularity
3.4
Recommendation
3.4
Credibility
3.7
# Reviews
2.1
# Views
4.2
# Likes
1.0
# Emails
1.0
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