MEDIA WATCH FRANCE
Nadine Morano is back in the headlines, as her childhood friend who she called "darker than an Arab" says Nadine's not a racist, just misunderstood. Politics and celebrity, unhappy bedfellows? French politicians' other halves invade the front pages. Finally we wave goodbye to Le Minitel: France Telecom is pulling the plug on the household portal which, enthusiasts say, was the blueprint for the internet.