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Latest update : 2013-01-18

When terrorists tweet

Should Twitter censor "terrorist tweets"? The Twitter account of Somali militants Al Shabaab shared a photo of a dead French soldier earlier this week and announced the death of another today. We look at the social network's censorship policy. First though, we look at reaction to the Algerian hostage crisis on the web and in the Algerian media.

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2015-08-04 Barack Obama

Happy Birthday, Mr President

Media Watch takes a look at how Barack Obama's 54th birthday is being marked across the world wide web. Also, gun control's latest vocal advocate - Amy Schumer - says the US must...

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2015-08-03 Calais

Migrant Crisis: The Blame Game

Media Watch takes a look at the latest round in the Calais migrant crisis blame game. A French MP says the UK has caused the problem, by making life too easy for migrants and...

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2015-07-31 animals

#CecilTheLion : Hunter Becomes The Hunted

Media Watch takes a look at the latest developments following the death of Cecil the lion. Zimbabwe wants the American dentist who killed him to be extradited, but Walter Palmer...

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2015-07-30 Calais

Calais migrant crisis: Risking death for a better life

A war of words has broken out between Britain and France after a spike in deaths at the Channel Tunnel – we take a look at some of the reactions.

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2015-07-29 Zimbabwe

The hunter hunted

An American dentist, Walter Palmer, has become the internet's most hated man after killing a well-known Zimbabwean wild lion, Cecil. First though, online reactions to Laurent...

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