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Crowdfund Greek media instead of Greek debt!

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French terror attacks: A 'war of civilization'?

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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.

MEDIAWATCH

MEDIAWATCH

Latest update : 2012-12-25

Depardieu, Deneuve, Voltaire, Kant and Gangnam Style

The Daily Mail has pictures of Gérard Depardieu in a wheelchair at Rome airport. He appears to be in pain though no explanation is given. Fellow French acting icon Catherine Deneuve, meanwhile, has rallied to his cause, quoting Voltaire: "I don't agree with his ideas but I will fight to the death so he can express them". Also, the Gangnam Style video on You Tube busts the billion-visit mark.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2015-07-01 Greece

Crowdfund Greek media instead of Greek debt!

As a crowdfunding project raises almost one million euros to help Greece, we look at the limits of such an initiative. Meanwhile, a project to help the Greek media also creates...

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2015-06-30 Greece

#CrowdfundGreece

We take a look at some analysis of the Greek bailout crisis and also a crowdfunding initiative to help!

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2015-06-29 Greece

Is Alexis Tsipras playing with fire?

MediaWatch delves into the latest on the Greek debt crisis, as capital controls are enforced and a referendum on proposed bailout terms is to be held next Sunday. Some...

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2015-06-26 France

Online reaction to terror attacks in France and Tunisia

On a day of multiple terror attacks in France, Tunisia as well as Kuwait we take a look at online reactions and analysis.

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2015-06-25 UBER

Courtney Love stars in Paris taxi strike

Venting their ire at UberPop, taxi drivers staged protests across France today - we take a look at online buzz.

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