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Latest update : 2012-11-20

Web users fact-check journalists over Gaza

Web users call the BBC on an erroneous retweet by their Gaza correspondent. There is also criticism over an op-ed in the Jerusalem Post calling for Gaza to be "flattened". Elsewhere, France's UMP is in turmoil over a leadership battle, echoing a similar deficit in democracy in the Socialist party during their 2008 leadership contest. Finally, naked feminists dressed as nuns get tear-gassed by right-wing Catholic demonstrators protesting against gay marriage... A busy 24 hours in France!

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2014-10-31 Journalism

Action to end impunity for crimes against journalists

In today's Mediawatch we look at the campaign to end impunity for crimes against journalists. We also look at the English language response to the crisis in Burkina Faso. Plus,...

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2014-10-30 Israel

#IKEAgate?

From poultry manure to flat-pack furniture, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is taking a more bizarre turn each day. We look at the latest developments and reactions, after...

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2014-10-29 Israel

Undiplomatic language

Naughty language aside, #Chickenshitgate sets the internet alight as the Atlantic piece reveals the extent of the damage to the US-Israeli relationship. We examine this latest...

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2014-10-28 immigration

Immigration policy is Lost in Translation

Politicians from both sides of the Channel locked horns over the tricky issue of immigration this Tuesday. However, as the Select Committee Meeting descended into a bad-tempered...

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2014-10-24 immigration

Queen Elizabeth tweets

One has tweeted! The British Monarchy has sent its first missive into the social media buzzosphere, but some are questioning whether or not Queen Elizabeth really did send the...

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