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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!

By James CREEDON

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2015-05-01 USA

The Prosecutor Who Could Save Baltimore

MediaWatch takes a look at reaction online to the announcement that six Baltimore police officers are to face charges in relation to the death in custody of Freddie Gray. And...

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2015-04-30 David Miliband

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How is the UK election playing out on social media? We take a look. Also, "The Sun" backs different parties in Scotland and the rest of the UK.

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2015-04-29 Indonesia

Indonesia shows 'no mercy and no compassion'

The Sydney Morning Herald has dubbed the execution in Indonesia of eight foreign nationals including two Australians as "barbarism in the cause of political expediency". We look...

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2015-04-28 Nepal

A 'culture of police brutality' in Baltimore

Who is to blame for the riots in Baltimore? We take a look at some analysis. Also, there is criticism of the unequal resources being provided for rescue operations on Mount...

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2015-04-27 Nepal

Nepal earthquake on social media

Social media platforms have been helping establish if victims of the earthquake in Nepal are safe or not - we take a look at how. Elsewhere, a lighter story has been going viral...

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