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FRANCE 24 amongst French media to stop publishing jihadists' photos

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Latest update : 2012-01-20

Has "World War Web" begun?

MEDIAWATCH: In less than the US legislature geared up to impose far-reaching anti-piracy legislation on the web which was quickly met with a 24-hour internet "blackout" supported by big-name sites like Wikipedia and to top it all off one of the top file-sharing websites in the world, MegaUpload, was shut down. In response, online "hacktivists" Anonymous targeted key government websites around the world. Is this the beginning of "World War Web"?

By James CREEDON

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2016-07-27 media

FRANCE 24 amongst French media to stop publishing jihadists' photos

How can the media limit the sensationalism of coverage of terror attacks? We take a look at some concrete initiatives.

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2016-07-26 France

Online reactions to French church attack

French politicians take to social media with many criticizing the government's management of the terror threat; this after a church in Normandy was targeted in the Islamist...

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2016-07-25 Democrats (USA)

Leaked emails overshadow Democratic convention

#DNCleaks is trending online after a massive data dump by Wikileaks showing favouritism for Hillary Clinton within the Democratic National Committee. Also, renowned pollster Nate...

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2016-07-21 Brexit

Is Theresa May hoping to divide Paris and Berlin in Brexit negotiations?

'Le Monde' is analysing Theresa May's trips to Berlin and Paris and wonders if they are not a bid to play the two cities off against each other in Brexit negotiations. We take a...

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2016-07-20 Syria

#PrayForSyria trends after dozens of civilians die in coalition airstrikes

'Le Monde' has called it the biggest blunder so far in coalition airstrikes in Syria - dozens of civilians are reportedly dead after US, French and UK warplanes struck a town...

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