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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 : 2012-08-27

The Sun reconquers high moral ground

The Sun has decided to publish the infamous nude pictures of Prince Harry. We take a look at the debate over whether to re-publish them in the British press. Also, Lance Armstrong is stripped of his seven yellow jerseys; Paralympians break toes to improve their performance, and US Congressman Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" remarks are parodied in song form.

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2017-12-18 migrants

Baywatch star battles for dogs' rights

Media Watch looks at how International Migrants Day is being marked online. Positive words from the UN and positive news from Manus Island too. Iranian cartoonist, Eaten Fish,...

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2017-12-15 Hollywood

Website roots out 'Rotten Apples'

MediaWatch takes a look at a new website that's helping people make informed viewing choices, so they can avoid the work of film and TV stars accused of sexual misconduct. But...

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2017-12-14 Brexit

Tabloid rage over MPs' Brexit vote

MediaWatch looks at the latest twists in the UK's Brexit saga. Conservative MPs, who forced an embarrassing and important parliamentary loss on the PM, found themselves getting a...

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2017-12-12 climate change

Arnie sets green example in Paris

MediaWatch takes a look at who stole the show at the One Planet Summit in Paris. Arnold Schwarzenegger took to the streets of the French capital on a local Velib bike to promote...

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2017-12-11 Jerusalem

Trump's accusers say #MeToo... again

MediaWatch looks at the continuing repercussions of Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Netanyahu's bid to get the EU to follow suit has...

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