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Latest update : 2011-03-01

What was wrong with James Franco at the Oscars?

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Tues., 1/3/2011: At the end of the press review today we look at some of the speculation surrounding James Franco’s sub-par performance as co-presenter of the Oscars. Also, John Galliano’s woes and debate over whether the West should intervene in Libya.

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Some articles from today’s French press review:
 
The Guardian: US tightens military grip on Gaddafi
 
International Herald Tribune: Libya and the responsibility to protect
 
Financial Times: Better for Libya to liberate itself
 
Wall Street Journal: Galliano faces police questioning over remarks…
 
The Week: James Franco’s Oscar fail: 5 theories
 
Gawker: Was he stoned at the Oscars?
 
The Huffington Post: Blame the writers!
 
Jezebel: James Franco’s 25 faces

By James CREEDON

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