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Latest update : 2013-06-14

'Duck, stop quacking! The Free Syrian Army is going to catch you'

People in the small town of Kafranbel in north-western Syria are taking on the Assad regime with cartoons depicting their leader as, among other things, Gollum out of The Lord of the Rings. His wife's pet name for Bashar al-Assad is "Duck" and that, too, has become a source of roadside graffiti. That's the focus for this edition of Media Watch, Friday 6th July 2012.

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2016-05-06 London

Trump's Tacky Taco Tweet

Media Watch takes a look at first reactions to the provisional results of the London Mayoral election. Also, the backlash over Donald Trump's "I love Hispanics" tweet continues....

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2016-05-05 Sweden

Photo of woman standing up to neo-Nazis goes viral

We look at some frivilous elements of buzz surrounding the London mayoral election. Also, Donald Trump makes "attack ads" easy for Hillary Clinton's communications team. Finally,...

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2016-05-04 Bernie Sanders

Polls show Sanders would beat Trump by 'at least 14%'

In Wednesday's later edition of Mediawatch: polls show that Bernie Sanders would win by at least 14% against Donald Trump. We take a look at coverage of this and also Donald...

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2016-05-04 Donald Trump

Some Republican Party members dump Trump for Hillary

As Donald Trump becomes the de facto nominee for the Republican Party, some big names in the GOP have declared "I'm with her" - we take a look at this story and other buzz...

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2016-05-03 François Hollande

Hollande unofficially kicks off his re-election campaign

Watch the later edition of Tuesday's Mediawatch...With a speech at a left-wing political conference, François Hollande has almost certainly unveiled his strategy for re-election...

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