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Latest update : 2012-10-11

Are you addicted to social media?

A new study shows Facebook and Twitter are as addictive as smoking and sex. Also: how the Orange network in France plans to put an end to unlimited internet use; L'Express magazine is accused of a sexist cover this week and a Google Image search for "completely wrong" throws up a surprising result

By James CREEDON

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2017-07-28 White House

Scaramucci's uncensored rant

Media Watch tries not to blush as the new White House Communications Director unleashes a vulgar tirade. Anthony Scaramucci called a reporter at The New Yorker, handing him a...

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2017-07-27 Donald Trump

Trump's transgender backlash

MediaWatch takes a look at how transgender veterans and serving military personnel are reacting to the US president's proposed ban. Trump's Twitter announcement has surprised,...

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2017-07-26 Donald Trump

French Riviera's raging fires

MediaWatch delves into the latest controversy caused by Donald Trump on Twitter. The US president used social media to announce he wants transgender people banned from any role...

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2017-07-25 John McCain

John McCain's healthcare vote backlash

MediaWatch takes a look at swift criticism facing John McCain, after he voted in favour of moving ahead with a bid to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The US senator was diagnosed...

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2017-07-24 Turkey

Phelps flops in man v shark challenge

MediaWatch looks at reactions to the trial of 17 Turkish journalists accused of terror offences. Their newspaper, Cumhuriyet, is one of the last remaining independent...

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