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'Life for British Muslims since 7/7'

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Hollande and Merkel play good cop, bad cop on Greece

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Will Greece's banks be able to re-open on Thursday?

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#Varoufexit: Greece's finance minister bows out

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What now? Uncertainty for Greece and for Europe (part 1)

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What now? Uncertainty for Greece and for Europe (part 2)

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MEDIAWATCH

Latest update : 2012-12-17

Reaction to Connecticut school shooting

We take a look at social media reaction to the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, including the tendency for media to go too far in their coverage of such tragedies. Also, social media is used to organise this Sunday's mass demonstration in favour of gay marriage in France.

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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