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Recommendation n° 2013-03 of November 20th, 2013 of the Superior council of audio-visual to the services of radio and television for the election of the town councillors and the Community advisors March 23rd and 30th, 2014

Publication date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013


The Superior council of the audio-visual one,
 
Considering the electoral code;
 
Considering the law n° 86-1067 of the modified September 30th, 1986 relating to the freedom of communication;
 
Considering the law n° 2013-403 of May 17th, 2013 relating to the election of the departmental advisors, Community town councillors and advisors, and modifying the electoral calendar;
 
Considering the decree n° 2013-857 of September 26th, 2013 which schedules the date of renewal of the town councils and Community and bearing convocation of the voters;
 
Considering the deliberation n° 2011-1 of January 4th, 2011 relating to the principle of political pluralism in the services of radio and television in election time;
 
After having deliberated on it,
 
Adopt the following recommendation: 
 
 
The Superior council of audio-visual adopted on January 4th, 2011 a deliberation applicable to the services of radio and television in election time. The present recommendation supplements this deliberation for the election of the town councillors and the Community advisors which will take place March 23rd and 30th, 2014.
 
It applies to the whole of the services of radio and television, whatever their mode of diffusion by very proceeded of electronic communication, starting from February 10th, 2014 and until the day when the election is acquired.
 
It does not apply to the services which, exclusively accessible by transportation route to the public online, are devoted to the electioneering propaganda of the lists of candidates or the parties and groupings political which support them. 

 

1. Treatment of the news related to the election  

When it is treated sectors of Paris, Lyon and Marseilles, mentioned with the article L. 261 of the electoral code, the services of radio and television take care that the lists of candidates, the personalities or the parties and groupings political which support them profit from a presentation and an equitable access to the antenna. 

 

2. Statement of the interventions  

1° the editors raise the speaking times of the lists of candidates, the parties and groupings political and their supports:
 
- in the newspapers, the news bulletins, the magazines of information and the special programs;
 
- in the other emissions of the programs.
 
2° raised times are cumulated since February 10th, 2014 until Friday included preceding the first turn of the poll, then starting from March 24th, 2014 until Friday included preceding the second turn by the poll.

 

3. Transmission and publication of the statements of interventions  

1° the following editors transmit each week by electronic way to the Superior council of audio-visual the calculation of the speaking times of the lists of candidates, the parties and groupings political and their supports raised in their programs:
 

  • TF1;
  • France 2;
  • France 3 for its regional national plan and its programs;
  • France 4;
  • France 5;
  • Overseas 1st (radio and television);
  • France Ô;
  • Channel + for its programs in light;
  • M6;
  • BFM TV;
  • i>Télé;
  • LCI;
  • France 24;
  • D8;
  • RMC Discovered;
  • Number 23;
  • Radio France (France Inter, France Info, France Culture, France Musique, France Blue);
  • RTL;
  • Europe 1;
  • RMC;
  • BFM Business;
  • Radio operator Classic;
  • Radio operator south;
  • television services diffused by hertzian way with local vocation.

2° For each period mentioned hereafter, the transmission of the speaking times is carried out at the following dates:

PERIOD  RAISED PERIOD  DATES OF TRANSMISSION
First turn of the poll From February 10th to February 21st February 22nd 
From February 10th to February 28th March 1st 
From February 10th to March 7th March 8th
From February 10th to March 14th March 15th
From February 10th to March 21st March 22nd
Second turn of the poll From March 24th to March 28th  March 29th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3° For the respect of I.1 (1°) of article 2 of the deliberation n° 2011-1 of January 4th, 2011 relating to the principle of political pluralism in the services of radio and television in election time, the statements transmitted by the editors are put online on the site of the Superior council of the audio-visual one. 

 

4. Obligations concerning the other editors  

The other editors communicate to the Superior council of audio-visual, with his request, all the elements relating to the interventions of the candidates, the parties and groupings political and their supports.

 

5. Conservation and transmission of other data elements 

The editors preserve the recordings audio and video programs diffused during the period covered by the present recommendation and communicate them to the Superior council of audio-visual when this one makes the request of it.
 
The present recommendation is applicable to French Polynesia and New Caledonia.
 

The present recommendation will be published in the Journal officiel de la République française.
 
Fact in Paris, on November 20th, 2013. 
 
For the Superior council of the audio-visual one:
The president,
O. Schrameck

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