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"Bring in the accused" on RMC Story: Christophe Delay replaces Rachid M'Barki


The BFMTV morning worker succeeds the journalist dismissed in February for “serious misconduct” after suspicions of interference.

At the end of February, the management of the Altice group announced the dismissal for “serious misconduct” of

Rachid M'Barki

after suspicions of foreign interference in his work.

"Following the revelations of Radio France relating to the actions of the journalist Rachid M'Barki which led to his exemption from activity on January 11, the group initiated an internal audit in order to examine the veracity of the incidents reported and likely to to have taken place during

Le journal de la nuit

from BFMTV.

These investigations made it possible to identify several sequences, between 2021 and 2022, which were broadcast without respecting the validation process and the editorial line.

These shortcomings are the sole responsibility of a journalist who did not respect the rules in force within the editorial staff

, ”wrote Marc-Olivier Fogiel, general manager of BFMTV in an internal email.

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The 54-year-old journalist, who spent more than seventeen years at BFMTV, is also known for hosting since 2020 "Bring

in the accused"

on RMC Story.

When his dismissal was announced, the channel and the production company June 17 Media went in search of his replacement.

After several weeks of research, their choice fell on

Christophe Delay


This will be the first experience of animation for the 55-year-old journalist.

Since 2007, he has co-presented “Première édition”, the morning show of BFMTV.

In “Bring in the accused”, he will not be alone either since he will join Dominique Rizet, police-justice consultant, for sixteen unpublished issues of the magazine.

“RMC Story and all the teams are delighted to welcome Christophe Delay to our channel.

Christophe Delay is a journalistic face inseparable from the mornings of BFMTV, with his experience and knowledge, he will be able to embody with his values ​​of authority, legitimacy, seriousness and authenticity the new episodes of “Bring in the accused “which will soon arrive on RMC Story”

, rejoiced Stéphane Sallé de Chou, general manager of RMC Découverte and RMC Story in a press release from the channel.

“We are happy to welcome Christophe Delay to our team and to be able to count on his recognized professionalism and his ability to tell and embody the stories of

Bring in the accused

” .


I am convinced that the duo that Christophe Delay is now forming with Dominique Rizet will naturally find its place in the continuity of our show

,” added Benoît Thévenet, Deputy Managing Director of Documentaries and Magazines France at Newen Studios.

Source: lefigaro

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