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To smack or not to smack?

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MEDIAWATCH

Latest update : 2012-07-26

Racist tweet sees Greek athlete kicked out of Games

MEDIAWATCH 26/7/2012 We take a look at the danger for Olympic athletes of communicating via social media. Also, the branding police are out in force to protect Olympic sponsors. Finally, a quick look at what the critics have to say about the smart phone app Instagram.

By James CREEDON

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2015-03-04 children

To smack or not to smack?

To smack or not to smack - the debate continues in France after the Council of Europe criticised Paris for failing to introduce legislation that places an outright ban on...

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2015-03-03 Benjamin Netanyahu

Online reactions to Netanyahu's speech to Congress

We take a look at social media reactions to the Israeli Prime Minister’s address to the US Congress. Next, a wildlife photo goes viral – we take look at the original and the...

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2015-03-02 Russia

Media reactions to Boris Nemtsov's murder

Boris Nemtsov's murder is creating a lot of reaction in the Western media - we take a look at some editorials and social media reactions. Also - should smacking be fully banned...

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2015-02-27 US Congress

Flamboyant US Congressman's Instagram lands him in bother

Live from the newsroom, Oliver Farry takes a look at what's making waves online and elsewhere today.

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2015-02-26 Syria

French MPs meet Assad, causing divisions in Paris

Diplomatic relations between Paris and Damascus were cut in 2012, so the decision by four French MPs to meet with Bashar al-Assad has caused serious divisions within the French...

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