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Latest update : 2013-03-26

Not many tears for tear-gassed politician

Christian politician Christine Boutin was tear-gassed during the anti-gay marriage march in Paris yesterday, leading to satirical blogs and cynicism online regarding whether she really fainted in the aftermath or not... We take a look at this and other reactions to yesterday's march. Also, Nicolas Sarkozy uses Facebook to speak out over his legal woes. Finally, Nestlé gets all papal in its Facebook advertising in the Philippines.

By James CREEDON

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2018-01-15 #MeToo

#MeToo and mixed messages

Media Watch takes a look at Catherine Deneuve's apology to victims of sexual assault, in the wake of last week's letter defending men's rights to pester women. She wants to...

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2018-01-12 Donald Trump

A storm in a sh*thole?

MediaWatch takes a look at reactions to the latest vulgar comments allegedly made by the US president. Donald Trump has now denied referring to Haiti, El Salvador and African...

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2018-01-11 Emmanuel Macron

Controversy over magazine cover on Macron's toughening of immigration policy

French weekly Le Nouvel Observateur is being both pilloried and lauded for a striking cover showing the French president surrounded by barbed wire with the headline: "Welcome to...

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2018-01-10 sexual assault

Op-ed denouncing #MeToo 'puritanism' slammed by feminists

Catherine Deneuve is among 100 women who signed an op-ed lamenting the "excesses" of the #MeToo movement, which in France is better known by the hashtag #BalanceTonPorc...

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2018-01-09 China

Macron's 'horse diplomacy' in China

Emmanuel Macron has offered Xi Jinping a thoroughbred French racehorse, inspired by China's so-called "panda diplomacy" where Beijing frequently gifts panda bears as a diplomatic...

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