Media Correspondent, France 24
MediaWatch on France 24: Mon - Fri, 8.45pm and 10.22pm CET for a (sometimes) French take on media and social media stories.
france24.com — We start with early coverage of the machete murder in Wolwich, London. Also, Femen protest against a suicide yesterday at Notre Dame cathedral. Dominique Venner appears to have killed himself in protest against gay marriage. Finally, Silvio Berlusconi sings in French!
rtbf.be — Au lendemain du suicide de Dominique Venner dans la cathédrale de Notre-Dame de Paris, une militante Femen est venue dénoncer le fascisme, seins nus et munie d'un faux pistolet, au même endroit La militante arborait le slogan "May fascism rest in hell" (Puisse le fascisme reposer en enfer) en lettres noires sur son torse.
france24.com — Hollande continues to sink in the polls despite a media offensive and on top of this Melenchon calls him a "turkey". Meanwhile, Jérôme Cahuzac - France's disgraced former Budget Minister -is planning a political comeback. Also, and Christian Democrat MP Christine Boutin has her Facebook page covered in "poo smilies" to protest an outburst over Angelina Jolie's recent mastectomy.
france24.com — Two years to the day after his arrest in New York City, a film trailer about the downfall of Dominique Strauss-Kahn has hit the web. Abel Ferrara has directed the controversial movie - we take a look at an (edited!) extract. Also, reaction to a marathon press conference by François Hollande.
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