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Latest update : 2012-03-22

Suspects death kickstarts a "new campaign"

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Thurs. 22/3/2012: The battle wasn't long getting under way as news of Mohamed Merah's death was confirmed. On Twitter, MPs on the left and right exchanged criticisms of how the siege in Toulouse was handled. Also, lots of reaction to Nicolas Sarkozy's bid to criminalise visiting websites that support terrorism and violence. Some call it "censorship in disguise".

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2018-01-22 mediawatch

'Social media influencing' under the spotlight

We take a look at a very public spat between a Dublin hotel and a social media influencer who sought to stay there for free.

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2018-01-19 gymnastics

Gymnast's fierce courtroom address

MediaWatch looks at reactions to the courtroom speech that saw an Olympic gymnast face her abuser, the team's doctor. Aly Raisman's impact statement also called out those who...

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2018-01-18 Brexit

Bye-EU Tapestry is not to all tastes

MediaWatch casts an eye over the inventive way the UK's The Sun newspaper marked the first visit of French President Emmanuel Macron. The detailed "Bye-EU tapestry" won both...

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2018-01-17 Poland

Poland protests for right to abort

MediaWatch takes a look at the latest protests in Poland aimed at preventing even tighter laws on abortion. People power worked in 2016, but the predominantly Catholic country...

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2018-01-16 Emmanuel Macron

Calais: a no-man's land for migrants

MediaWatch looks at how the French president's stance on immigration is being viewed. Emmanuel Macron's visit to Calais has put the issue firmly in the spotlight. Some say he's...

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