Last updated on: 5/1/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Agence Française de Presse (AFP) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of 2004

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
   Media and Academic Journals
Mainstream print, broadcast, radio, and internet media entities such as the New York Times, CNN, ABC News, National Public Radio, Slate.com, Seattlepi.com, etc., as well as influential academic journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Foreign Policy, etc.
Description:

“AFP is the world’s oldest established news agency, founded in 1835 by Charles-Louis Havas, the father of global journalism.

Today, the agency continues to expand its operations worldwide, reaching thousands of subscribers (radios, TVs, newspapers, companies) from its main headquarters in Paris and regional centers in Washington, Hong Kong, Nicosia and Montevideo.”

“AFP History,” AFP website (accessed Sep. 11, 2007)

Mission:

“All [operations] share the same goal: to guarantee a top quality international service tailored for the specific needs of clients in each region.”

“AFP History,” AFP website (accessed Sep. 11, 2007)

Other:
International multimedia news agency