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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 : 2012-06-11

First girlfriend? First journalist?

Britain's Daily Mail savages France's first lady Valérie Trierweiler, calling her The Rottweiler. That paper and much of the French press is looking at her return to work at Paris Match magazine this week. Some of the pieces focus on the dilemma of just what to call her - First girlfriend? First journalist? That's the focus for Friday, 8th June 2012.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2017-10-20 New Zealand

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2017-10-19 Spain

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2017-10-18 counter-terrorism

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2017-10-16 sexual assault

#MeToo and #BalanceTonPorc expose extent of sexual harassment

MediaWatch takes a look at two hashtags - one that started in the US and another in France - that illustrate the full extent of sexual harassment against women in the workplace...

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