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Too many graphic images from Gaza ?

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Muslims and Christians clean up Bangui, and violence spirals out of control in Algeria's Gardaia

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Is there such thing as 'telegenic' victims of war?

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2014-07-22 07:21 IN THE FRENCH PRESS

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Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS Executive Director

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MEDIAWATCH

MEDIAWATCH

Latest update : 2012-11-26

Covering an 'unbalanced war' in a balanced way

It's a headache for the media to cover any war in a balanced way, but particularly so for an "unbalanced" or "disproportionate" one. Is this statement true? Are these terms misnomers? We take a look at some analysis of the Israel-Hamas conflict. Also, the UMP leadership battle has dominated French news this week - we take a look. Finally, a Japanese red panda gets a fright!

By James CREEDON

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2014-07-21 France

Too many graphic images from Gaza ?

More and more graphic images of the conflict in Gaza, some quite shocking, like those of dead children, are being posted online, but does this proliferation of images, true or...

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2014-07-18 Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Gaza: online reactions

We take a look at photos and impressions shared on social media by journalists in Gaza. Also, two correspondents for American networks were taken off coverage of Gaza - we take a...

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2014-07-16 Israel

Four children killed by missile in Gaza

Four children were killed in an Israeli missile strike on Gaza this afternoon – two missiles were dropped near a hotel where foreign journalists were staying. We show you photos...

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2014-07-15 NSA

Hollande's glasses evoke Chirac...and 'Mad Men'

Were François Hollande's spin doctors hoping to evoke memories of Jacques Chirac and thus rose-tinted nostalgia for the 1970s in chosing a new pair of retro spectacles for the...

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2014-07-14 France

In slip of tongue, Hollande refers to Sarkozy as 'prisoner'

A presidential slip of the tongue has been the talk of the French media today. In a televised interview on Bastille Day François Hollande said that Nicolas Sarkozy was an...

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