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Latest update : 2013-02-08

Twitter: to censor or not to censor?

Twitter's top legal representative met with the French Government today, the latest in a series of communications between the microblogging site and French officials over how to manage hate speech. In the past three months, homophobic and anti-semitic hashtags have caused controversy. On 24th January, a Paris court said Twitter must provide details regarding the identity of the authors of tweets where an official complaint has been made.

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2014-07-31 Israel

UNRWA official breaks down over Gaza deaths

In a video that has gone viral, Chris Gunness of UNRWA broke down while being interviewed by Al Jazeera's Arabic channel. We look at the emotions evoked by civilian deaths in...

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2014-07-30 mediawatch

Renault's women drivers ad deemed sexist

Renault has pulled an ad from YouTube because of accusations that it is sexist. First up though, popstars risk abuse and even death threats for publicly taking sides in the...

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2014-07-30 Gaza Strip

Towards a 'Third Intifada'?

We look at online reactions from Gaza the day after the heaviest bombardment of the enclave since the current crisis began. Also, at blogs and analysis, in particular a piece by...

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2014-07-28 Israel

'What would you do?'

Pro-Israel and pro-Palestine social media campaigns are both asking what would different European countries do if they were faced with the same conflict situation. One Israeli...

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2014-07-25 Nicolas Sarkozy

Sarkozy, Hollande and the scooter wars

We start with ongoing coverage in France of the Air Algérie disaster. Next, an LA Times map of Europe forgets a rather important detail... Finally, this week's cover of Paris...

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