MediaWatch is our take on the stories big and bizarre in newspapers, on news websites, blogs and on social media. We also look at stories about how the media functions and how it’s evolving in today’s society. Presented by James Creedon, tune in at 8.45 pm and 10.22 pm Paris time.
MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Thurs. 22/12/2011: The National Assembly votes in favour of a law to criminalise denial of the Armenian genocide. Turkey is livid. Also, is Sarkozy on campaign of not? And Kim Jong "2" - how many people have messed up the deceased North Korean leader's name?
MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Tues. 20/12/2011: Spokeswoman Valérie Pécresse does a "Chirac" in referring to "noisy" immigrants or "banlieusards". We'll take a look at the controversy. Also, Strauss-Kahn is back on the economic forum circuit and causing a stir; Anne Sinclair is "most remarkable woman of the year" and products "Madine France" gain in popularity.
MEDIAWATCH, Mon. 19/12/2011: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il is dead: we take a look at the reaction online to epic scenes of mourning in Pyongyang. Also, he was one of the most caricatured men in history. We'll take a look at some examples. Team America, anyone?!
MEDIAWATCH, Thurs. 15/12/2011: Mud slinging between Sarkozy and Cameron...AGAIN (although mainly in one direction), as well as a highly offensive depiction of the Brits on the front of Charlie Hebdo, might lead one to believe that official relations between France and Britain have hit a new low. This as well as reaction to the Chirac verdict in today's Mediawatch.