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.
Journalism students in Lille launch an application that checks up on François Hollande's campaign promises, ticking or crossing them off as he gets down to work. With parliamentary elections looming we also take a look at some of the smaller candidates. Finally, the North African media is buzzing with the suggestion that Nicolas Sarkozy is holidaying courtesy of the Moroccan king.
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.
Google unveils its new, revamped search tool: Google knowledge graph. The search engine giant is aiming to provide a more intuitive search, getting users to stay on its page. And the media reacts to the news of Donna Summer's death, with tributes to the "Queen of Disco".
We trawl the web to get the low-down on the ministers in France's new cabinet, playing rue89's version of "Guess Who" while the French press separated the "twitterati" from the luddites among the new recruits.
We rifle through Barack Obama's personal fiances, as makes his bank details public. The US president's accounts are looking healthier than those of his party - the Democrats have been using social media to ask for donations. And this year's Cannes film festival gets feminists riled: they say cinema's a male-dominated industry.