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Culture ministry adds media duty

In a continuing case of culture-cratic musical chairs, the French Culture Ministry has announced it will indeed assume the functions of the now defunct Ministry of Communications.

The TV and news media duties of the Communications Ministry, discarded by President Jacques Chirac in late May, were first delegated to the Ministry of Information before handed to culture minister Philippe Douste-Blazy.

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