Refuse the tyranny of polls

West France, one of the largest French dailies, has given up on the treatment of political polls in connection with the presidential campaign of 2022. A strong signal, applauded by this Brussels daily.

This is a strong and unusual gesture by the regional daily West France. Because “The survey obsession […] deludes us and blinds us ”, because “The time spent commenting on the polls distracts politicians and the media from what is essential”, its editor-in-chief, François-Xavier Lefranc, announces that the newspaper “Will not conduct any poll” on the French presidential election before the poll. Logically, it will also ignore those of others and the warning does not count for nothing: with more than 600,000 copies, West France is the biggest circulation of the daily paid press in France


Philippe Paquet

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