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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 : 2011-05-18

“Schwarzenegger and DSK: when powerful men cross lines”

Wed., 18/5/2011: DSK’s case is compared with that of Roman Polanski’s and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s in today’s US media. Tracy Weber, a journalist writing for ProPublica says she participated in a story on the former California Governor’s promiscuity which only earned her rebukes. If the French papers had investigated DSK further, what would it have changed, she asks.

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New York Times: Droit du Dirty Old Men
 
Washington Post: Schwarzenegger and Strauss-Kahn — and other throwbacks
 
ProPublica: Schwarzenegger and DSK: When Powerful Men Cross Lines
 
Daily Beast: Bernard-Henri Lévy Defends Accused IMF Director
 
Salon: Dominique Strauss-Kahn's shameless defender
 
New Yorker: Arnold, B.H.L., and D.S.K.

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