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Latest update : 2012-07-19

Just fluff or seriously sexist?

A female minister wears a skimpy summer dress to address parliament and is heckled. The incident has sparked a debate about sexism in French politics. We also look at how tweets are fuelling rumours about events in Syria. That's Media Watch for this Thursday 19th July, 2012.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2014-07-30 Gaza Strip

Renault's women drivers ad deemed sexist

Renault has pulled an ad from YouTube because of accusations that it is sexist. First up though, pop stars risk abuse and even death threats for publicly taking sides in the...

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2014-07-31 Israel

UNRWA official breaks down over Gaza deaths

In a video that has gone viral, Chris Gunness of UNRWA broke down while being interviewed by Al Jazeera's Arabic channel. We look at the emotions evoked by civilian deaths in...

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2014-07-30 Gaza Strip

Towards a 'Third Intifada'?

We look at online reactions from Gaza the day after the heaviest bombardment of the enclave since the current crisis began. Also, at blogs and analysis, in particular a piece by...

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2014-07-28 Israel

'What would you do?'

Pro-Israel and pro-Palestine social media campaigns are both asking what would different European countries do if they were faced with the same conflict situation. One Israeli...

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2014-07-25 Nicolas Sarkozy

Sarkozy, Hollande and the scooter wars

We start with ongoing coverage in France of the Air Algérie disaster. Next, an LA Times map of Europe forgets a rather important detail... Finally, this week's cover of Paris...

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