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A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in newspapers, on news websites, blogs and social media. We also look at stories about how the media functions and how it's evolving in today's society. From Monday to Friday at 8.45 pm Paris time.

MEDIAWATCH

MEDIAWATCH

Latest update : 2012-05-02

'Tweet you're sorry 466 times!'

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Tues. 1/5/2012: Two French politicians have sued a Twitter user for insulting them online. The punishment? Tweeting he's sorry 466 times - the number of hits the offending tweet got. Is this the online equivalent of giving naughty Twitter users lines? Also, the crowd numbers at Sarkozy's rallies are questioned by internet users, and Facebook introduces an organ donation feature.

By James CREEDON

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2014-10-31 Journalism

Action to end impunity for crimes against journalists

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2014-10-30 Israel

#IKEAgate?

From poultry manure to flat-pack furniture, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is taking a more bizarre turn each day. We look at the latest developments and reactions, after...

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2014-10-29 Israel

Undiplomatic language

Naughty language aside, #Chickenshitgate sets the internet alight as the Atlantic piece reveals the extent of the damage to the US-Israeli relationship. We examine this latest...

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2014-10-28 immigration

Immigration policy is Lost in Translation

Politicians from both sides of the Channel locked horns over the tricky issue of immigration this Tuesday. However, as the Select Committee Meeting descended into a bad-tempered...

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2014-10-24 immigration

Queen Elizabeth tweets

One has tweeted! The British Monarchy has sent its first missive into the social media buzzosphere, but some are questioning whether or not Queen Elizabeth really did send the...

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