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Latest update : 2012-04-12

François Hollande gets jiggy with it

MEDIAWATCH, Wed. 12/4/2012: A video has hit the web of the Socialist candidate criss-crossing the Paris suburbs by train to the beats of hip hop artist Keynes. We take a look at this and other examples of a Presidential campaign dominated by PR stunts and soundbites with the real issues falling into the background.

By James CREEDON

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2017-02-17 Donald Trump

Are some of the right-wing media becoming hostile to Trump?

MediaWatch is still looking at reactions to and fallout from Donald Trump's press conference on Thursday. The US president has been putting a positive spin on things. But it...

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2017-02-16 Donald Trump

Trump's Tirade

MediaWatch gauges reaction to the latest news conference by US President Donald Trump. Many were shocked by the question and answer session, which became another chance for him...

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2017-02-15 NATO

Comedy & Journalism in the Age of Trump

MediaWatch looks at the call for NATO to reform, and it's not just the Trump administration that thinks it's long overdue. Plus, how Donald Trump is fuelling a golden era of...

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2017-02-14 White House

Michael Flynn: An Untenable Position

MediaWatch looks at reactions to the resignation of US National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn. Many critics are highlighting his statement calling for Hillary Clinton to be...

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2017-02-13 riots

Paris's Banlieues Are Burning

MediaWatch looks at the fallout from protests and riots that followed the violent arrest and alleged rape by police of a young man in a Paris suburb. Plus, a look at a startling...

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