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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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2015-06-02 Ségolène Royal

Reactions to Sepp Blatter's resignation

There's lots of noise online after Sepp Blatter's resignation - we take a look. Also, François Hollande and Ségolène Royal jointly greet the Spanish royal couple on their...

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2015-06-01 Surveillance

US Patriot Act partly expires as France strengthens surveillance

We take a look at reaction to the expiration of certain provisions of the US Patriot Act, this as the French Parliament is in the process of passing extensive surveillance...

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2015-05-29 FIFA

Sepp Blatter strikes back

Media Watch turns its attention to the re-appointment of Sepp Blatter for his fifth term as FIFA president. Anger and disappoint are widespread, with many calling for a boycott...

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2015-05-28 UK

Cameron's EU charm offensive

MediaWatch takes a look at the views and stories surrounding the forthcoming referendum on EU membership, to be held in the UK before 2017. As David Cameron attempts to turn on...

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2015-05-27 FIFA

Football, fraud and FIFA

MediaWatch takes a look at the views, stories and images emerging in the wake of the FIFA fraud and corruption allegations. FIFA officials were among those arrested in dawn...

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