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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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2015-07-06 Greece

#Varoufexit: Greece's finance minister bows out

MediaWatch delves into reactions to the resignation of Greece's finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis. Speculation is rife about why he stepped down after securing the "No" vote...

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2015-07-03 Greece

Vote 'No' for dignity and democracy ≠OXI

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gives a rousing speech in Syntagma square, urging an "Oxi" or "No" vote in the upcoming referendum. Internationally, tourists on social media...

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2015-07-02 Egypt

Egypt cracks down on media

In MediaWatch in the France 24 Debate, we take a look at Egypt's crackdown on freedom of speech.

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2015-07-02 caricature

'Hands off Les Guignols'

A social media campaign is gathering pace to protest the potential axing of a popular political satire show in France, "Les Guignols de l'info". Also, a look at the debate in the...

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2015-07-01 Greece

Crowdfund Greek media instead of Greek debt!

As a crowdfunding project raises almost one million euros to help Greece, we look at the limits of such an initiative. Meanwhile, a project to help the Greek media also creates...

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