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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 : 2016-06-01

Why are female personalities referred to by first their name (and not males)?

Several French media are asking why female journalists and politicians are often referred to by their first names while their male counterparts are referred to by their surnames. Also, we take a look at stories from both Pakistan and China that highlight the disparity between the sexes.

By James CREEDON

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2018-09-24 MediaWatch

Presidential parody: The unofficial Elysée shop

US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is facing another accusation of sexual assault. It dates back to his time as a student at Yale. He's called it "a smear, plain and...

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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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