Open

Coming up

Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

AFRICA NEWS

Search of Air Algerie crash site continues

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Sarkozy, Hollande and the scooter wars

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Confusion online over Air Algérie flight

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

The World This Week - July 25th, 2014 (part 2)

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

The World This Week - July 25th, 2014

Read more

REPORTERS

Halal tourism on the rise

Read more

ENCORE!

Tunisia's Carthage International Festival turns 50

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

WWI Centenary: the battle for Verdun

Read more

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

When big companies want to do good

Read more

Live from the newsroom, we provide an overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-02-15

Internet helps small voices spark revolution

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Tues., 15/2/2011: As unrest spreads outward from Egypt and Tunisia to Algeria, Iran and beyond, we look at the role the internet has had in ‘sparking revolution’. The Wall Street Journal looks at the role of the internet in giving a voice to seemingly insignificant people. Have we moved into a “mall-person era of history”? Also, new details indicate that the Khodorkovsky trial in Moscow was fixed and we look at “animal attraction” post-Valentine’s Day!

 

Get the France 24 press review on your iPhone or become a fan on Facebook.
 
As unrest spreads outward from Egypt and Tunisia to Algeria, Iran and beyond, we look at the role the internet has had in ‘sparking revolution’. The Wall Street Journal looks at the role of the internet in giving a voice to seemingly insignificant people. Have we moved into a “mall-person era of history”? The Guardian looks at the role of demographics in driving restlessness in the Arab world. Also, new details indicate that the Khodorkovsky trial in Moscow was fixed and we look at “animal attraction” post-Valentine’s Day!

Links to some of the articles in today’s international press review:
  • The Guardian: “Young Arabs who can't wait to throw off shackles of tradition”
  • The Guardian: “Mikhail Khodorkovsky verdict ordered from above, claims judge's assistant”
  • The Times: “Salesman and his bird prove love isn’t always a wild goose chase”

 

By James CREEDON

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2014-07-25 plane crash

Coverage of the third plane crash in one week - from France, Algeria and Burkina Faso

The papers are awash in coverage of the Algerian plane crash – the third international plane disaster in just one week.

Read more

2014-07-25 plane crash

Coverage of the plane crash that took 116 lives - almost half of them French

The French papers are leading with Air Algerie – the third major international plane crash in one week.

Read more

2014-07-24 Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Shifts in the propaganda war waged between Israelis and Palestinians

Alongside the increasingly bloody conflict in Gaza, a war of words and graphic images has broken out, with some arguing that Israel’s PR machine is breaking down.

Read more

2014-07-24 Gaza Strip

French MPs face quandary in pro-Palestinian rallies

Big pro-Palestinian rallies unfold in Paris, posing a diplomatic conundrum for the Socialist Party, whose MPs took part – against the advice of party leaders.

Read more

2014-07-23 Russia

Was the UN chief’s speech in Tel Aviv really a 'shameful message'?

A call for the Israeli army to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and in Europe the Daily Mail blames France and Germany for not reining in Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Read more