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France's chronic umemployment problem

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#TECH 24

Singularity University: Plotting a high-tech future for humans?

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Sound Bites: Eating on tour with Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos

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Video: A wind of freedom blowing in Kuwait

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A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in newspapers, on news websites, blogs and social media. We also look at stories about how the media functions and how it's evolving in today's society. From Monday to Friday at 8.45 pm Paris time.



Latest update : 2011-07-27

Aid slow to reach famine victims in Horn of Africa

MEDIAWATCH Tues., 27/06/11. Focus on famine - why it took so long for politicians to react; calls for aid to the Horn of Africa resonate through social networks; documentary-makers tell the refugees' story; plus a South Korean woman's six-month protest against job cuts from...a crane.



2015-03-25 Germanwings flight 4U9525

No answers yet for Germanwings tragedy

Front pages around the world this morning were devoted to the Germanwings crash in the French Alps - we take a look at this plus elements of discussion on social media concerning...

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2015-03-24 Airbus

Online media react to Germanwings crash

The Germanwings crash is dominating news websites in French, Spain and Germany; we take a look at some coverage. On social media too, the crash is a major trend topic. Media such...

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2015-03-23 local elections

French local elections: Cigars, Chirac T-shirts and Sarkozy tattoos

We take a look at the front pages of the French press a day after French local elections. Also, does Nicolas Sarkozy have a tattoo?

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2015-03-20 pollution

Solar eclipse delights and disappoints

The solar eclipse was breathtaking for some... For others, the breathtaking pollution obscured much of its celestial majesty from view. Here in Paris, some described it as the...

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2015-03-19 media

Media coverage of Tunisia attack criticised

Media coverage of the Bardo Museum attack has come under criticism in Tunisia. One headline in the French daily "Libération", saying Tunisia was "finished", was particularly...

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