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Latest update : 2012-10-19

The demise of Newsweek

Newsweek is to literally go out of print at the end of the year. We take a look back at some key front pages. Also, Google and the French government lock horns over a proposed "Google tax" for referencing French media. Finally, British police taser a blind man after confusing his cane for a samurai sword!

By James CREEDON

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2017-12-15 Hollywood

Website roots out 'Rotten Apples'

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2017-12-14 Brexit

Tabloid rage over MPs' Brexit vote

MediaWatch looks at the latest twists in the UK's Brexit saga. Conservative MPs, who forced an embarrassing and important parliamentary loss on the PM, found themselves getting a...

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2017-12-12 climate change

Arnie sets green example in Paris

MediaWatch takes a look at who stole the show at the One Planet Summit in Paris. Arnold Schwarzenegger took to the streets of the French capital on a local Velib bike to promote...

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2017-12-11 Jerusalem

Trump's accusers say #MeToo... again

MediaWatch looks at the continuing repercussions of Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Netanyahu's bid to get the EU to follow suit has...

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2017-12-07 Senate (USA)

US Senator Franken bows out with bitterness

MediaWatch looks at the latest public figure to be brought down by the #MeToo movement. US Senator Al Franken has announced he will resign after seven women have accused him of...

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