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A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in the newspapers, on websites, blogs and social media. From Monday to Friday at 8.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2011-08-18

Gérard Depardieu causes a stir with mile high pee

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE: Following in Warren Buffet's footsteps, some French millionaires offer to pay more taxes in a time of crisis; Gerard Depardieu has an embarrassing moment on a flight to Dublin and has Prada overstepped the mark with a sensual ad featuring a 13 year-old model?

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2017-12-15 Hollywood

Website roots out "Rotten Apples"

Media Watch takes a look at a new website that's helping people make informed viewing choices, so they can avoid the work of stars accused of sexual misconduct. Rotten Apples is...

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2017-12-14 Brexit

Tabloid rage over MPs' Brexit vote

MediaWatch looks at the latest twists in the UK's Brexit saga. Conservative MPs, who forced an embarrassing and important parliamentary loss on the PM, found themselves getting a...

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2017-12-12 climate change

Arnie sets green example in Paris

MediaWatch takes a look at who stole the show at the One Planet Summit in Paris. Arnold Schwarzenegger took to the streets of the French capital on a local Velib bike to promote...

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2017-12-11 Jerusalem

Trump's accusers say #MeToo... again

MediaWatch looks at the continuing repercussions of Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Netanyahu's bid to get the EU to follow suit has...

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2017-12-07 Senate (USA)

US Senator Franken bows out with bitterness

MediaWatch looks at the latest public figure to be brought down by the #MeToo movement. US Senator Al Franken has announced he will resign after seven women have accused him of...

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