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Latest update : 2017-03-30

French presidential election: Betraying the party line

MediaWatch takes a look at the political shockwaves in France after Manuel Valls said he wouldn't vote for the Socialist candidate in the upcoming election. The former PM is endorsing Emmanuel Macron instead. Plus, the Cannes Film Festival photoshops Claudia Cardinale for its official poster and it's causing outrage.

By Emma JAMES

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2017-10-16 sexual assault

#MeToo and #BalanceTonPorc expose extent of sexual harassment

MediaWatch takes a look at two hashtags - one that started in the US and another in France - that illustrate the full extent of sexual harassment against women in the workplace...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

#RoseArmy: Twitter faces backlash for suspending account of Weinstein critic

We look at reactions to rapper Eminem's epic diss of President Donald Trump in a freestyle rap. Meanwhile, the Harvey Weinstein scandal deepens as New York police reopen an...

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2017-10-09 Mike Pence

Mike Pence's costly NFL protest

MediaWatch examines the US Vice President's aborted (and costly) trip to an NFL game. Mike Pence walked out after some players took a knee during the National Anthem to protest...

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2017-10-06 Sexual harassment

#DearCatCaller - a lesson in sexual harassment

Media Watch investigates the social experiment on Instagram that's put sexual harassment in the spotlight. "DearCatCaller" documents the unsolicited approaches and comments made...

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2017-10-05 Emmanuel Macron

Macron stirs up trouble

MediaWatch takes a look at an unusual turn of phrase for a French president. Emmanuel Macron said workers, who had protested the threatened closure of their factory, should look...

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