France Info is a news and general interest TV channel. France Info was founded in 1987 by Radio France. The headquarter is based in the capital of France, Paris.
France Info is a French domestic rolling news channel which started broadcasting on 31 August 2016 at 6:00 p.m. on the Web.TV broadcasting began on 1 September 2016 at 8:00 p.m. on most TV operators (Bouygues Telecom, Orange, SFR, Numericable…), and on the TNT (Digital Terrestrial Television). As for TNT Sat [fr] and Canalsat, it began on 6 September.
France Info involves France Télévisions, Radio France, France Médias Monde (with France 24) and the Institut national de l’audiovisuel (INA). It shares its name with a global news service which gathers the TV channel itself, the radio channel France Info and the website francetvinfo.fr. France Info broadcasts from 06:30 on weekdays and 06:00 on weekends until 00:00 and simulcasts France 24 overnight. France Info can be watched live on YouTube (with a 12-hour rewind availability) and web.
Unlike other news channels, France Info can be watched without sound, thanks to some reports being text-heavy. Journalists can explain the stories using an interactive touchscreen. The cameraman moves along with the journalists, with a mobile device accompanied. The tone is mostly offbeat, without forgetting to be serious if required. The presentation – done in a studio integrated directly into the newsroom by an anchorman and/or anchorwoman, serving as both news anchors and segment introducers – as well as the interactivity with the “Le Live” thread seen on the channel’s website, are other distinctive differences.
France 24 – world news in simulcast with France 24
franceinfo: et tout est plus clair – flagship banner for weekday afternoon and weekend rolling news block
6h30:9h30 – breakfast rolling news block with Samuel Étienne and Karine Baste-Regis
9h30:13h – morning rolling news block with Djamel Mazi and Sorya Khaldoun
17h:20h – evening rolling news block with Louis Laforge and Marianne Théoleyre
21h:minuit – late night rolling news block with Julien Benedetto and Clémence de la Baume
Le journal – hourly live news bulletins, last 12 minutes
l’info – live headlines at :20, :40 and :50 every hour, simulcast with Franceinfo Radio
l’essentiel de l’info – bottom-of-the-hour headlines between 9am and 6pm
Les informés de Franceinfo – nightly news debates, simulcast with Franceinfo Radio
Questions politiques – Sunday political interview, simulcast with France Inter