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Latest update : 2012-08-09

One Martian says to the other: "We don't have any oil do we?"

Cartoon coverage of venturing to Mars. A look at a prototype for a 'digital' T-Shirt - would you want to wear one? And adorable kitty kitsch photos to mark International Cat Day. We're miaowing and purring in this Media Watch Wednesday 8th August 2012.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2014-09-29 media

On the frontline of horror: Editing images from war zones

The AFP's "Making-Of" news blog details the gruesome task for picture and video editors of sifting through material sent from war zones. Later, we look at a story from Australia...

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2014-09-29 China

China censors Hong Kong protests on social media

We take a look at censorship of Hong Kong protests in mainland Chinese media and how users are getting around it. Also, Valérie Trierweiler visits a market and it becomes a media...

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2014-09-26 media

French Muslims say #NotInMyName

French Muslims gathered across the country today to condemn the beheading of Hervé Gourdel by Islamic extremists. Also, a new social network that could challenge Facebook's...

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2014-09-25 Nicolas Sarkozy

French Muslims condemn hostage beheading

French Muslim associations have strongly condemned the beheading of Hervé Gourdel by a jihadist group in Algeria. Also, Nicolas Sarkozy holds his first political rally amidst...

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2014-09-24 media

Online analysis and reactions to beheading of Hervé Gourdel

We take a look at how French media and social media have reacted to the beheading of Frenchman Hervé Gourdel in Algeria. The group responsible "Soldiers of the Caliphate" is...

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