MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, 12/4/2012: We take a look at Marine Le Pen "unmasked", as featured in a video released by anti-racism association Licra. Also, pro-Assad propaganda on Facebook, the image of a sinking Titanic in advertising campaigns and finally, a bit of fluff to lighten up Friday the 13th!
MEDIAWATCH, Thurs. 12/4/2012: She's a junior minister in Sarkozy's government and one of his most prominent cheerleaders, but Nadine Morano is also known for her gaffes. On Twitter today, she re-tweeted a video in support of the far-right National Front party. This, plus street art in the election and parallels between Bashar al-Assad and Vladimir Putin.
MEDIAWATCH, Wed. 12/4/2012: A video has hit the web of the Socialist candidate criss-crossing the Paris suburbs by train to the beats of hip hop artist Keynes. We take a look at this and other examples of a Presidential campaign dominated by PR stunts and soundbites with the real issues falling into the background.
MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Tues. 10/4/2012: Many will remember the infamous "Obama Girls" video in support of Barack Obama in 2007. A similarly raunchy video has now hit the web in favour of far-left candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon. Also, how do you say the candidates' names in sign language? "Pointy ears?" Really?!