Le Monde and BFM refused to publish the names and pictures. Le Monde newspaper announced its decision on July 27, saying that it ceases to publish photos of the attackers not to create a "posthumous glorification effect". Earlier edition refused to publish excerpts from ISIS propaganda materials.
BFM TV made a similar decision. The French Europe-1 radio also announced that it will no longer announce the terrorists’ names to "stop them turning into heroes".