|Name||Conseil Supérieur de l'Audiovisuel (CSA)|
The Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel is an independent administrative authority that was created by the Law of January 17th, 1989 to guarantee broadcasting freedom in the conditions laid down by the modified Law of September 30th, 1986.
Nine Conseillers are nominated for a period of six years by presidential decree. Three of these members including the President are designated by the French President, three by the President of the Senate, and three by the President of the National Assembly.
Three of the mandates are renewed every two years and the functions of the members of the Conseil are incompatible with any other term of office, the civil service or any other professional activity.
Michel Boyon is President of the CSA since January 2007.