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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 : 2018-03-07

Slowing down your intake of news

New York Times journalist Fahad Manjoo tried two months of staying off all digital news sources and going back to reading the newspaper - his conclusions are pertinent for the times we live in, navigating misinformation and news saturation. Elsewhere, "greenwashing" is the term environmentalists are using to criticise Chanel's latest fashion show. The woodland-themed set involved felling dozens of old trees... while putting forth an eco-friendly image.

By James CREEDON

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2018-06-19 James CREEDON

Trump's anti-Merkel Twitter tirade

As discontent mounts over images showing distressed children separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border, Donald Trump has launched a second blistering attack on Angela...

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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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