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Latest update : 2012-09-04

Clint Eastwood's empty chair talks back

When Clint Eastwood addressed President Obama in the form of an empty chair, he couldn't have guessed it would spark a three-day long parody-fest. We take a look at continued mocking of Clint's stunt at the Republican National Convention. Also: the cult of Obama; Rihanna is assailed in a Paris train station, and it's "la rentrée" for France's schoolchildren... and their parents.

By James CREEDON

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2015-05-26 USA

Could Johnny Depp be jailed over dog row in Oz?

Media Watch takes a look at how the US is trying to smooth relations with Iraq after questioning Iraqi soldiers’ “will to fight”. Nicolas Sarkozy wins first battle in bid to...

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2015-05-25 Burundi

Dance like nobody's watching!

MediaWatch takes a look at the latest images and harrowing testimony coming out of Burundi. Also, what should be done about internet trolls? Barack Obama’s new Twitter account is...

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2015-05-22 Ireland

Inequality, sexism and the movie industry

Irish ex-pats make incredible journeys to register their vote in the referendum on same-sex marriage. Cannes’s director defends his film festival from accusations of sexism and...

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2015-05-21 Ireland

Ireland on the eve of gay marriage vote

Media Watch takes a look at the campaign for the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Ireland, on the eve of a referendum. Could the staunchly Catholic country become the first...

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2015-05-20 Israel

Israel's bus segregation U-turn

MediaWatch looks at reaction to the Israeli government's U-turn over the segregation of Palestinian bus passengers. Just hours after announcing a pilot scheme to ban Palestinians...

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