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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.

By James CREEDON

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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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2015-06-30 Greece

#CrowdfundGreece

We take a look at some analysis of the Greek bailout crisis and also a crowdfunding initiative to help!

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2015-06-29 Greece

Is Alexis Tsipras playing with fire?

MediaWatch delves into the latest on the Greek debt crisis, as capital controls are enforced and a referendum on proposed bailout terms is to be held next Sunday. Some...

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