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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.

Latest update : 2014-02-19

(What's outside) a picture speaks a thousand words

The French military and the foreign ministry are selective in the choice of photos they share on social media when speaking about the conflict in Central African Republic - The Huffington Post takes a look at the differing emphasis of AFP photos and French foreign ministry photos. Also, a photograph doing the rounds of social media misrepresents the plight of a 4-year-old Syrian refugee; we'll look at what the original photograph neglected to indicate. Finally, Blackberries and burnout at work.

By James CREEDON

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2018-06-18 James CREEDON

Aquarius, refugees and 'Europe's soul'

As the controversy continues over Europe's divided response to the MS Aquarius, we take a look at comment in various European media about a major faultline in European politics:...

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2018-06-15 Shona BHATTACHARYYA

Macron likes his china fancy

Emmanuel Macron is believed to have bought half a million euros worth of china for the Élysée Palace. That's ten times the figure given by the government, and it comes just days...

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2018-06-14 Shona BHATTACHARYYA

World Cup fever

The World Cup has kicked off in Russia. In this edition of MediaWatch, we talk about Robbie Williams' opening performance (and that middle finger!), the fashion sense of...

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2018-06-13 Shona BHATTACHARYYA

Aquarius: Using migrants as political pawns

The spat between France and Italy over the Aquarius boat is making waves on the internet, with cartoonists depicting the boat and its occupants as pawns being used in the...

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2018-06-12 James CREEDON

'The bromance of the century'

We take a look at comment, reactions and cartoons in the aftermath of the Trump-Kim Singapore summit.

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