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Nabi Saleh, the West Bank town holding protests since 2009

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Burundi's Nkurunziza appeals for 'national solidarity' to fund elections

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Oil companies agree to end crippling strike in Nigeria

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Islamic State group advances: Baghdad and Washington trade blame over losses (part 2)

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Islamic State group advances: Baghdad and Washington trade blame over losses (part 1)

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Irish government clears sale of Aer Lingus stake to British Airways' owner

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FIFA officials arrested in Switzerland on corruption charges

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Latest update : 2012-12-18

Newtown and the media

We take a look at some of the criticisms of the media and social networks in the coverage of the Newtown massacre. Might media coverage incite copycat killings? Could algorithms help determine the veracity of tweets? Also, reaction to Gérard Depardieu saying he's ready to give up his French passport. The actor has been criticised for moving to Belgium to avoid hefty French wealth taxes.

By James CREEDON

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2015-05-26 USA

Could Johnny Depp be jailed over dog row in Oz?

MediaWatch takes a look at how the US is trying to smooth relations with Iraq after questioning Iraqi soldiers’ "will to fight". Also, Nicolas Sarkozy wins a first battle in his...

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2015-05-25 Burundi

Dance like nobody's watching!

MediaWatch takes a look at the latest images and harrowing testimony coming out of Burundi. Also, what should be done about internet trolls? Barack Obama’s new Twitter account is...

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2015-05-22 Ireland

Inequality, sexism and the movie industry

Irish ex-pats make incredible journeys to register their vote in the referendum on same-sex marriage. Cannes’s director defends his film festival from accusations of sexism and...

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2015-05-21 Ireland

Ireland on the eve of gay marriage vote

Media Watch takes a look at the campaign for the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Ireland, on the eve of a referendum. Could the staunchly Catholic country become the first...

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2015-05-20 Israel

Israel's bus segregation U-turn

MediaWatch looks at reaction to the Israeli government's U-turn over the segregation of Palestinian bus passengers. Just hours after announcing a pilot scheme to ban Palestinians...

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