French investigative reporter, Paul Moreira founded in 2006 Premières Lignes, a French independent television news agency, producing investigative documentaries for the major French networks and international distribution. His investigative documentary “Iraq, a nation’s agony”, produced in 2006 received numerous prestigious awards including best documentary at Monte Carlo’s International Television Festival. In 2009, he produced and directed for Canal+ “Afghanistan: On The Dollar Trail”, the documentary received best investigative award at the FIGRA international film festival and was broadcasted on numerous networks in Europe, USA, Australia and Japan, and a UK premiere at the CIJ investigative film week in 2010.
Paul Moreira created and co-anchored with Luc Hermann the investigative programme 90 Minutes on French network Canal+. The monthly investigative programme focused on international controversies, wars and conflicts, multinational corporations, health stories, as well as covering political stories in France. Paul Moreira has worked for CAPA television news agency.
In 2004, with Luc Hermann, he launched a freedom of information act (FOIA) campaign to lobby French politicians. The Campagne Liberté d’Informer has organised numerous debates at universities and at the French Assemblée Nationale, and received the support of hundreds of French journalists, elected officials, lawyers. To date, more than 6,000 signatures have been submitted to the campaign’s website, www.liberte-dinformer.org.Share: