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Latest update : 2012-02-20

Sarkozy's dramatic campaign music

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Mon. 20/2/2012: Some have compared it to the "Jaws" soundtrack: grandiose, dramatic and full of suspense. Is this Sarkozy's way of telling us he's here to save us from 'The Crisis'? The media reacts. Also, Marine Le Pen in song. Finally, the big story of the day in France: did Jean-Louis Borloo pull out of the Presidential race in exchange for a plum job in a semi-state company?

By James CREEDON

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2015-07-06 Greece

#Varoufexit: Greece's finance minister bows out

MediaWatch delves into reactions to the resignation of Greece's finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis. Speculation is rife about why he stepped down after securing the "No" vote...

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2015-07-03 Greece

Vote 'No' for dignity and democracy ≠OXI

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gives a rousing speech in Syntagma square, urging an "Oxi" or "No" vote in the upcoming referendum. Internationally, tourists on social media...

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2015-07-02 Egypt

Egypt cracks down on media

In MediaWatch in the France 24 Debate, we take a look at Egypt's crackdown on freedom of speech.

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2015-07-02 caricature

'Hands off Les Guignols'

A social media campaign is gathering pace to protest the potential axing of a popular political satire show in France, "Les Guignols de l'info". Also, a look at the debate in the...

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2015-07-01 Greece

Crowdfund Greek media instead of Greek debt!

As a crowdfunding project raises almost one million euros to help Greece, we look at the limits of such an initiative. Meanwhile, a project to help the Greek media also creates...

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