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Far-right magazine's racist cover targets French Justice Minister

'Minute' is a French far-right magazine and its latest cover has drawn criticism from across the body politic. Christiane Taubira, of French-Carribean origin, is compared to a monkey. Is it "satire" - as 'Minute' is likely to argue - or blatant racism? Also, is this part of a broader trend where magazines are opting for shocking covers in order to create controversy and sell more copies? Finally, a look at some François Hollande look-alikes.

By James CREEDON

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2018-09-21 MediaWatch

Controversial rapper cancels Bataclan concerts

Médine has called off his concerts at the Bataclan in Paris, after months of protests. The controversial rapper - whose lyrics include "let's crucify the secularists" - was due...

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2018-09-20 MediaWatch

Brexit plan panned by EU leaders

Theresa May's Brexit plan sinks without an alternative in Salzburg. Donald Tusk has declared it dead, while the French president has hit out at the "liars" who convinced the...

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2018-09-18 MediaWatch

Maduro: Let them eat steak

Videos of the Venezuelan president feasting at a celebrity chef's restaurant have caused widespread anger. With much of the country struggling to find food, Nicolas Maduro...

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2018-09-14 MediaWatch

Trump: Puerto Rico hurricane toll 'is a Democratic plot to make me look bad'

In today's MediaWatch, Nadia Massih takes us through Donald Trump's latest tweetstorm, described by CNN as "patently false". Also, on the day that RT published an interview with...

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2018-09-12 MediaWatch

Will Europe's copyright plans change the internet?

There's panic on the world wide web as the European Parliament backs a plan to make sweeping changes to copyright law. Could it spell the end of GIFs and memes, some of the...

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