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Radio stations in France have been [protests / protesting] against a possible new government rule. DJs were already [unhappy / unhappily] with a 30-year-old system that [requiring / requires] them to make sure that 40 per cent of the [songs / song] they play are in French. Now the government wants them to make [ensure / sure] the songs in French are not the same [popularity / popular] hits. Radio stations could get a fine if they do not follow these rules. Radio company bosses say the new rule will [stopping / stop] French people from listening to the radio. Many music [loves / lovers] already choose music streaming [services / service] to listen to American or British songs. Moreover, many French artists, such as Daft Punk and Phoenix, now sing in English [such / so] they can be popular globally.

France's government says the new law is to [protective / protect] its culture from American and British [influences / influential] . It especially wants to stop the English language from getting [deepen / deeper] into French culture. A spokesman for the French music [industrial / industry] said the new law is [necessary / necessitate] . He said that if the radio stations were allowed to play whatever songs they wanted, "[both / all] the French language and the music would [lose / lost] out". He added that: "Radio stations can't just be [allowed / allowing] to do what they want when it comes to language." A union for French musicians said the law [is / be] important to protect French musicians. He said: "It remains fundamental for French artists to have the chance of making a [carrier / career] out of music."

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