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'Welcome to Jerusalem, Mr. President'

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Murdoch shuts down News of the World

MEDIAWATCH, Thurs. 8/7/2011: The News of the World is shut down - Murdoch's media empire is in crisis. We look at the latest developments.

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2017-05-19 Saudi Arabia

Saudi authorities to serve Trump 'steak and ketchup' on first official visit

In today's show, we look at how Saudi Arabia is rolling out the red carpet for Donald Trump's first foreign trip as US president. Meanwhile, Trump has been railing that a...

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2017-05-18 Iranian elections

Short 'reprieve' on social media ban ahead of Iran's election

We look at the impact of social media among candidates and electors on the eve of Iran's presidential election. We also look at reactions to the deaths of Soundgarden frontman...

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2017-05-17 Emmanuel Macron

Macron's cabinet draws some criticism on social media

Some felt Emmanuel Macron's cabinet did not live up to campaign promises - we take a look at some points of criticism as his team of ministers is unveiled. Elsewhere, changes are...

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2017-05-16 Donald Trump

Trump 'may have breached oath of office'

As Donald Trump admits he did share classified information with Russia, the internet grapples with the question of whether or not the US President has just committed an...

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2017-05-15 Édouard Philippe

Edouard Philippe: France's outspoken new PM

MediaWatch takes a look at the appointment of France's new prime minister. It was long-awaited and - on the day - hours behind schedule. We cast an eye over Edouard Philippe's...

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