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Latest update : 2013-05-12

Christiane Taubira: the right's new Twitter target

France's new justice minister, Christiane Taubira, is the target of a negative Twitter campaign, as the opposition take to their keyboards to criticise the new cabinet. We also look at the upcoming parliamentary elections, and the challenges facing French voters who live abroad. Finally, we discover a hair-raising bet that saw one football managing sporting his team's colours - on his head.

By Olivia Salazar-Winspear

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2015-06-29 Greece

Is Alexis Tsipras playing with fire?

MediaWatch delves into the latest on the Greek debt crisis, as capital controls are enforced and a referendum on proposed bailout terms is to be held next Sunday. Some...

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2015-06-26 France

Online reaction to terror attacks in France and Tunisia

On a day of multiple terror attacks in France, Tunisia as well as Kuwait we take a look at online reactions and analysis.

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2015-06-25 UBER

Courtney Love stars in Paris taxi strike

Venting their ire at UberPop, taxi drivers staged protests across France today - we take a look at online buzz.

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2015-06-24 NSA

#FranceLeaks: US, France still beacons of liberty after Wikileaks revelations?

In tonight's MediaWatch, we look at the fallout from the so-called "FranceLeaks" revelations, uncovering the extent of NSA espionage on the past three French presidents.

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2015-06-23 USA

The Confederate flag: 'Hate, not heritage'

#TakeDownTheFlag trends online as increasing numbers of politicians and companies dissociate themselves from the US Civil War-era banner and contentious symbol of segregation.

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