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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 : 2011-12-16

Insults and unflattering cartoons: the end of the Entente Cordiale?

MEDIAWATCH, Thurs. 15/12/2011: Mud slinging between Sarkozy and Cameron...AGAIN (although mainly in one direction), as well as a highly offensive depiction of the Brits on the front of Charlie Hebdo, might lead one to believe that official relations between France and Britain have hit a new low. This as well as reaction to the Chirac verdict in today's Mediawatch.

By James CREEDON

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2017-04-21 France

An Election in the Shadow of Terror

Media Watch pays tribute to the police officer killed in Thursday's terror attack on the Champs-Élysées. France's PM accuses some presidential candidates of trying to use the...

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2017-04-20 homosexuality

The social media election: French candidates show their funny side

We take a look at how the main French presidential candidates are embracing Snapchat and other social media platforms to attract votes. Also, outrage is growing over Chechnya's...

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2017-04-19 Venezuela

Hollywood's 'far-left' message to French voters

The "mother of all protests": We look at social media reactions as Venezuelans take to the streets to defend or oppose their government. In France, far-left presidential...

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2017-04-18 British politics

Are British voters suffering from election fatigue?

Is the UK going through election fatigue? After three elections in three years, we take a look at reactions after British PM Theresa May calls for yet another snap election on...

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2017-04-17 Turkey

John Oliver to France: 'Don't elect another Trump'

In today's show, we look at mixed reactions to Turkey's referendum. International observers slam the vote for its alleged lack of transparency, but the 'yes' camp hails the...

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