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The Murderous Lure of Jihad: Tackiling ISIS and its Worldwide Recruitment (part 2)

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The Murderous Lure of Jihad: Tackiling ISIS and its Worldwide Recruitment

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Republicans block Obama's bid to hike minimum wage

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WEB NEWS

Calls for ISIS media blackout after execution of James Foley

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Web users divided over Darren Wilson

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Web users take on 'Ice Bucket Challenge' to fight ALS

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From Paris's Liberation to 'arresting' art in Avignon

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Ferguson riots: Pressure mounts on Obama

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'The pen is mightier than the sword'

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A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in newspapers, on news websites, blogs and social media. We also look at stories about how the media functions and how it's evolving in today's society. From Monday to Friday at 8.45 pm Paris time.

MEDIAWATCH

MEDIAWATCH

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!

By James CREEDON

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2014-08-20 Journalism

'New York Post' slammed for publishing Foley execution images

#ISISMediaBlackout trended today on Twitter as web users appealed to one another not to share images of the execution of American journalist James Foley. We also look at a Vanity...

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2014-08-19 media

#IceBucketChallenge and hashtag activism

Is it "narcissim dressed up as altruism" as some have claimed? We take a look at the "IceBucketChallange" campaign and other campaigns on social media for valid causes that are...

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2014-08-18 riots

#Ferguson on Twitter

News websites are analysing the role Twitter has played in the coverage of unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Elsewhere, a French right-wing politician, Nadine Morano, has drawn...

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2014-08-15 France

French Defence Ministry live-tweets southern landings

70 years after they happened, France commemorates the southern landings of 1944 which - along with the D-Day landings 10 weeks beforehand - contributed to the liberation of...

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2014-08-14 finance

Photoshoot of French finance minister in rowboat sums up economic woes

A photoshoot of Michel Sapin, the French finance minister, in a rowboat comes at a bad time with figures released today showing the French economy has flatlined in the second...

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