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Posy Simmonds: 'French women have good handbags, English women have udders'

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Music producer Uppermost: From the courthouse to the club

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Bulgarian president-elect hopes for lifting of Russia sanctions

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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 : 2014-02-07

Woody Allen's trial by media

Woody's Allen's adopted daughter claims she was molested by him when she was seven years old. Those claims were published by Nicholas Kristof in his New York Times column and blog last Sunday. The remarks have sparked a huge debate in the media over their credibility and how Hollywood should respond. The controversy has also seen the New York Times criticised for only publishing one side of the story.

By James CREEDON

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2017-01-16 Donald Trump

Trump will still tweet from personal Twitter account as President

Donald Trump has confirmed that he will continue to use his personal Twitter handle @realDonaldTrump instead of the official US Presidential account @POTUS - we take a look at...

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2017-01-13 Donald Trump

Whitewashing Jacko

MediaWatch casts an eye over the latest reactions to the unverified Trump/Russia dossier, in particular the revelations about the former spy who put it together. Plus, an online...

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2017-01-12 Socialist Party (France)

France's left-wing candidates debate each other

The first left-wing primary debate got underway this evening in Paris - we take a look at the buzz and the commentary as former Prime Minister Manuel Valls faces off with six...

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2017-01-11 Americas

Bad buzz for Buzzfeed as it posts unverified claims on Trump

Accusations of "fake news" - normally reserved as a criticism for alt-right media - have now been hurled at Buzzfeed for publishing unverified claims of Russian espionage on...

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2017-01-10 Barack Obama

Obama loved and Obama loathed

Social media is reflecting a divided America as President Obama prepares to give his farewell speech in Chicago later tonight.

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