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Latest update : 2012-01-18

A future where human beings are 'downgraded'

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Mon. 16/1/2011: A French short film imagines a future where, as with the credit rating of countries, the "social utility" of human beings could be prescribed and downgraded. Also, French Defence Minister Gérard Longuet likens François Hollande to the captain of the stricken Costa Concordia cruise ship. Finally, today is "Blue Monday" according to some - is it really the grimmest day of the year, or just "churnalism"?




2015-11-26 Russia

Russian retribution

MediaWatch takes a look at Turkey's decision to shoot down a Russian fighter jet - and the repercussions. Also, the White House tradition of pardoning a turkey on Thanksgiving...

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2015-11-25 media

Media purchasing amateur footage of Paris attacks causes controversy

Amateur footage has been purchased by some media outlets showing some of the shootings that took place during the Paris attacks as well as the police raid in Saint-Denis. The...

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2015-11-23 Belgium

Belgian police thank 'cats' for creating diversion during anti-terror operation

A fresh take on big and bizarre news in the newspapers, on news websites, blogs and social media. We also look at stories about how the media functions and how it's evolving in...

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2015-11-16 Paris attacks

Conspiracy Theories

Belle Lupton takes us through some of the conspiracy theories emerging online around Friday's terrorist attacks on Paris.

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2015-11-20 Paris attacks

Paris Remembers - One Week On

Media Watch takes a look at the images of Paris in remembrance, marking the exact moment - one week ago - when terror came to the French capital. We also look at the...

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