Open

Coming up

Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

WEB NEWS

Web users react to Cuba and the US normalizing relations

Read more

REPORTERS

Argentina: The Kirchner era

Read more

AFRICA NEWS

Tunisia presidential elections: Final day of campaigning ahead of Sunday's vote

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

Holiday season: celebrating a secular Christmas

Read more

#THE 51%

Are toys really us?

Read more

ENCORE!

Child brides, the people of Syria and New York’s homeless

Read more

FOCUS

Video: Pakistan in mourning after school massacre

Read more

AFRICA NEWS

Kenya: Security law approved despite disruptions in Parliament

Read more

DEBATE

Wrecked Rouble: Putin Defiant as Currency Tumbles (part 2)

Read more

A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in newspapers, on news websites, blogs and social media. We also look at stories about how the media functions and how it's evolving in today's society. From Monday to Friday at 8.45 pm Paris time.

MEDIAWATCH

MEDIAWATCH

Latest update : 2012-07-25

Syria: the amateur footage conundrum

MEDIAWATCH: Tonight we look at the media's over-reliance on amateur footage coming out of Syria. For Foreign Policy magazine, Stephen Starr writes of the risks of inaccurate reporting associated with YouTube videos coming out of the country. Also, cheese makes a return to the Elysée palace, and we find out how to send a kiss...electronically!

By James CREEDON

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2014-12-18 Russia

Depardieu launches "Proud to be Russian" watch range

As Russia feels the pinch of economic sanctions, Gérard Depardieu launches a luxury watch range in Moscow and says "luxury doesn't depend on the rouble, it depends on the...

Read more

2014-12-17 Cuba

"Todos somos Americanos"

A new chapter in US-Cuba relations has been announced ; we take a look at the online reaction.

Read more

2014-12-16 Taliban

#PeshawarAttack

A massacre carried out by the Taliban at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan is generating huge condemnation under several hashtags, including #PeshawarAttack, #IstandWithPeshawar and...

Read more

2014-12-15 Australia

#SydneySiege

We take a look at how social media was used and misused over the course of a 16-hour siege in a café in central Sydney.

Read more

2014-12-12 euthanasia

A 'third way' for euthanasia?

François Hollande has suggested that "deep sedation" may be the solution for terminally ill patients in what some see as a move towards euthanasia. The French Parliament will...

Read more