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Latest update : 2012-07-19

We'll 'clear homeland of criminal gangs': Syrian army

Syria's army command says it "will clear the homeland of criminal gangs". Among international reaction to the attack on top Syrian officials, a senior aide to former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld argues that "for once we should call a suicide bomber - the one that took out a major fraction of Assad's cabinet - a martyr". Latest events in Syria are the focus for this Media Watch, Thursday 18th July 2012.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2014-07-24 Air Algérie Flight AH5017

Confusion online over Air Algérie flight

We take a look at the general confusion online over the Air Algérie flight; officials in France, Mali and Burkina Faso contradict one another. We bring you headlines and buzz...

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2014-07-23 Israeli-Palestinian conflict

'Why Are So Many Children Dying in Gaza?'

Several estimates indicate one in five deaths in the recent Gaza assault are children; New York magazine looks at why child fatalities are so high. Also, attempts via viral video...

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2014-07-22 Malaysia Airlines flight MH17

Competing narratives in Malaysia Airlines disaster coverage

A Sky News reporter apologises for going through the belongings of a victim of the Malaysia Airlines disaster. Also, there are competing narratives in some elements of coverage...

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2014-07-21 France

Too many graphic images from Gaza ?

More and more graphic images of the conflict in Gaza, some quite shocking, like those of dead children, are being posted online, but does this proliferation of images, true or...

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2014-07-18 Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Gaza: online reactions

We take a look at photos and impressions shared on social media by journalists in Gaza. Also, two correspondents for American networks were taken off coverage of Gaza - we take a...

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