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Rio mired in economic crisis a year after hosting the Olympics

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Elizabeth Strout: 'There’s something emotionally truthful about my characters'

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THE INTERVIEW

Polish foreign minister: Macron's comments on Poland 'were not necessary'

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THE OBSERVERS

The controversial colonial statue in Senegal; and the centuries-old town in Turkey being destroyed by the govt

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BUSINESS DAILY

End of an era: Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy

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IN THE PAPERS

'We aren't ready' for a second vote in Kenya and flip-flopping on climate change

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IN THE PAPERS

Another Hurricane? It's Maria's turn. And, when's your printer going to stop working?

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EYE ON AFRICA

DR Congo: New report says army worked with militias to massacre hundreds in Beni

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MEDIAWATCH

All eyes on Trump and Macron at UN General Assembly

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MEDIAWATCH

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 : 2012-10-03

Hollande and the "Karcher moment" that wasn't

Last night's later edition of Media Watch: François Hollande is accused of copying Nicolas Sarkozy when he infamously reassured a distraught suburban resident that he'd clear her neigbourhood of trouble-making "scum". Hollande was visiting the Paris suburb of Echirolles after a fatal double shooting when a resident asked for his reaction. Was this an attempt to use Sarkozy-style communications or not?

By James CREEDON

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2017-09-18 Emmanuel Macron

All eyes on Trump and Macron at UN General Assembly

Two speeches that are being hotly anticipated at this week's UN General Assembly are the debut addresses of Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron. We take a look at media coverage....

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2017-09-15 London

#Cassini goes out in a blaze of glory

Media Watch looks at reactions in London, and further afield, after the latest terror attack to hit the UK's capital. There's resolve and resilience, but also criticism of Donald...

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2017-09-14 Paris

French cynics make sarcasm an Olympic sport

MediaWatch takes a look at some of the less effusive responses to Paris 2024. After the official confirmation that the French capital will host the Olympic Games, there are...

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2017-09-13 Rohingyas

Aung San Suu Kyi's fall from grace

As Aung San Suu Kyi remains silent in the face of the ongoing mass exodus of Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh, online news media grapple with how much the de facto leader of...

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2017-09-11 Hurricane Irma

Stormwatch: When does reporting become infotainment?

There are arguments on both sides as to whether or not reporters should be sent into the midst of hurricanes in order to tell people how risky it is to be there - we take a look...

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