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Latest update : 2013-03-04

Dramatic Twitter storm over use of word ‘dramatic’

Twitter users responded with satire to France 24’s Stuart Norval referring to dramatic images at a Kenyan polling station as…well… “dramatic”! We take a look at reactions. Also, fashion chain Mango is criticised for labelling a line of jewellery as “Esclave” (slave). Finally, Batman really does exist and he lives in Bradford, Northern England!

By James CREEDON

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2016-06-27 Brexit

Post-Referendum Racism

MediaWatch takes a look at the continuing fallout from the UK's vote to leave the European Union. Some are questioning Boris Johnson's optimistic view of Britain post-Brexit. And...

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2016-06-24 Brexit

#Brexit sparks a storm on social media

The UK's decision to leave the EU has caused a storm on Twitter and Facebook, with the referendum looking set to have global repercussions. Many users are drawing comparisons...

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2016-06-23 Brexit

UK's EU referendum: 'I would #usepens but it was a bic from France so I didn't bother'

Conspiracy theorists came centre stage during referendum voting with 'Brexit supporters urged to not use pencils provided but take their own pens to polling stations amid fears...

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2016-06-22 UK

UK-EU referendum: 'Can you give me three GOOD reasons to read The Sun?'

The Sun reports Queen Elizabeth II has been asking her guests at dinner parties: "Can you give me three GOOD reasons to stay in Europe?" That has prompted derision in tweets...

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2016-06-21 migrants

MSF protests EU migrant policy with satirical web series

Shona talks about a web mini-series by French NGO Doctors Without Borders, which accuses the EU's migrant policy of being violent and inhumane. As the vote on a Brexit nears,...

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