Anne-Elisabeth Moutet


Anne-Elisabeth Moutet is a French journalist, writer and columnist. She writes for The Daily Telegraph in London particularly on international affairs.


Born in Paris, she began her career at the VSD of Maurice Siégel and Jean Gorini as a reporter, then a correspondent in the United States (1979-1981). She then joined France Soir, before joining the Sunday Times as a correspondent in Paris in 1983. She was head of the Paris office of the Sunday Telegraph  (London) from 1986 to 1989. After a stint at ELLE  ( French and British editions), she entered The European , becoming the head of the Paris office of the newspaper until 1998.

She joined The Daily Telegraph in 2007 as a columnist.

She wrote that Charles Enderlin's coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, particularly the killing of Muhammad al-Durrah was respected by other journalists but was regularly criticized by pro-Israel groups.[1]

Contributions to other print media include:

She has made television appearance for multiple channels, including:

Political positionsEdit

She is a critic of Salafism.[3] She described President of France Emmanuel Macron as "arrogant".[4]

In January 2018, she is a signatory of a column published in Le Monde entitled “We defend a freedom to annoy, essential to sexual freedom” of a group of 100 women including actress Catherine Deneuve.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

She is the granddaughter of Member of Parliament and former Popular Front (1936-1938) minister Marius Moutet.


  1. ^ Anne-Elisabeth Moutet, "L'Affaire Enderlin" Archived 16 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine, The Weekly Standard, 7 July 2008.
  2. ^ Moutet, Anne-Elisabeth (2008-11-19). "French Lessons For The U.S." Gatestone Institute. Retrieved 2021-11-09.
  3. ^ "Opération coup de poing "burkini" à Grenoble : elles défient l'interdiction à la piscine municipale". (in French). Retrieved 2021-11-09.
  4. ^ Anne-Elisabeth Moutet : Arrogant Macron has failed disintegrating France | Off Script, retrieved 2021-11-09
  5. ^ Moutet, Anne-Elisabeth (2018-01-10). "#MeToo backlash: Why I'm standing up for my right to be 'pestered'". The Telegraph. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2021-11-09.

External linksEdit

  • Moutet at The Daily Telegraph
  • Twitter