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Latest update : 2011-05-30

Is the Cookie Monster communist?

INTERNATIONAL PAPER, Mon., 30/5/2011: At the end of today’s press review, a look at whether Sesame Street is left-wing propaganda. First though, a look at the endgame in Serbia for Ratko Mladic; Iran’s bid to ban the internet; and an identity crisis for French-Americans after the Strauss-Kahn case.

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Wall Street Journal (Europe): ‘Iran vows to unplug the internet’
 
International Herald Tribune: ‘A resolute endgame captured Mladic’
 
New York Times: “For French, Arrest Forces Some Questions of Identity”
 
The Daily Telegraph: Sesame Street and Friends 'pumping out left wing messages'

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