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 Paris time for a look at the French media and 10.22 pm for the international media.
MEDIAWATCH, Tues 8/11/2011: Charlie Hebdo has shocked devout Muslims again this week with a provocative cartoon showing a Muslim man kissing a MALE cartoonist from the weekly. A ... homosexual version of "kiss and make up" therefore a very insincere bid to apologise for last week's front page which featured the Prophet Mohammed.
MEDIAWATCH, Mon, 7/11/2011: ...where you do eventually leave but not after spending a few thousand euros, perhaps even tens of thousands. How much did Nicolas Sarkozy spend per night during his G20 stay at this sumptuous Cannes hotel? This is the question Le Post was asking in France after Britain's The Sun claimed world leaders spend tens of thousands on luxury suites during a summit dominated by the crisis.
MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Thurs. 4/11/2011: Would you dare tell a man publicly "I hope your child looks more like your wife than you"? Well, that's what Barack Obama said about the Sarkozys' new baby at a G20 press conference! Also, which websites explain the euro crisis; Marine Le Pen on tour in the US; and French grannies behaving badly.
MEDIAWATCH, Thurs. 3/11/2011: Greek-bashing, understanding the Euro crisis and also the News Xchange summit 2011 in Portugal which is looking at changes at fundamental changes in news in the past year...social media, the Arab Spring and more.
MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Wed. 2/11/2011: Satirical paper Charlie Hebdo's offices in Paris are firebombed after the paper featured a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad on its front cover. We take a look at the controversy.