Dominique Jung : the success of the demonstration on January 11 has changed the way France looks at itself
According to Dominique JUNG, France has been aware of transcending its individualism, but to the gratitude felt during the immediate mobilization succeeded, in his mind, a sense of concern about the number of dubious people, skeptics, recalcitrant not to the killing itself, unanimously condemned, but to the emotion it evoked : Is it that we already mobilized all convinced people, he asks? Didn’t we share a sort of collective exorcism rite which was lovely but left indifferent a significant portion of our citizens?
Do not underestimate Semitism
If the fight for the freedom of the press is a noble fight, it must not crush, insists Dominique JUNG, other battles such as the one against anti-Semitism "singled out" by the events of 11 January.
Consider the new information mapping
Dominique JUNG believes that the information map is redrawn today, with a ditch on the credibility of sources: social networks produce the best and the worst, the immediacy of information but also the dissemination and amplification of unverified information, false and dangerous rumors ... a kind of particle bombardment. These rumors are taking credit merely because they exist and circulate, he said giving the example of conspiracy theses appeared on the internet. This is the type of information that explains, in his eyes, the violence of hostility towards France, observed in some countries.
Asking more questions is our journalistic role underlines the editor, columnist of DNA, particularly on the link between politics and religion, between aesthetics, especially iconoclasm, and the way of thinking society between globalization and the emergence of a new "Terra incognita" where you cannot enter without risking death, he said, hoping that the Japanese journalist held by Daech be spared.
In his eyes, the killing at Charlie Hebdo shows that at the heart of Europe, there are "mentalities that may seem far from the values which we hope will be universal" ...