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An overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday live at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2011-05-17

A French political culture that "winks at promiscuity"

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Tues., 17/5/2011: The international press says Strauss-Kahn is an example of a "wink, nudge" culture in French journalism surrounding the promiscuity of politicians. Meanwhile in France, there is widespread criticism of Strauss-Kahn being paraded handcuffed on front of cameras before any conviction.


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New York Post: “French Whine”
The Daily Telegraph: Dominique Strauss-Kahn: the IMF head in court alongside 'Texas Fried Chicken' drug dealer
The Independent: “No bailout for IMF chief”
The Times: “France’s unfaithful servants of the people”
The Times: Cartoon of DSK
Le Monde: L'étrange omerta des médias sur le cas DSK
New Yorker: ‘Dodo by the book avec photo de la couverture du livre DSK par Cassandre’
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New Yorker: “The Perp Walk Is Not a French Tradition”





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