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Latest update : 2013-03-20

The Iraq War and the media

The media was laregely criticised for irresponsible journalism in the run-up to the Iraq War. Respected media institutions such as the New York Times endorsed the war based on flawed information about WMD, some of it leaked from the Bush administration. Ten years on, have the lessons been learnt? Also, symbols of a more humble papacy and Le Monde is accused of destroying an Argentinian photographer's archives.

By James CREEDON

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2014-11-19 jihad

Probe into 'second French jihadist'

The French media is looking at converts to radical Islam - we take a look at coverage in '"The Huffington Post" and "Marianne". Also, centre-right 2017 hopeful Alain Juppé is...

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2014-11-18 Jerusalem

Jerusalem synagogue attack in the media

We take a look at media reaction to the deadly attack on a synagogue in West Jerusalem this Tuesday.

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2014-11-17 Vladimir Putin

Shunned by koalas: Can nothing go right for Vladimir Putin?

We look at the aftermath of the G20 summit in Australia, and the Putin-bashing. Even the animals have turned their backs on the Russian president, as #koaladiplomacy suggests....

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2014-11-14 football

Football red-carded after yet another scandal

It may be a game of two halves, but football scandals are going into extra time. FIFA's own goal (clearing its name with its own corruption investigation) is still making waves....

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2014-11-13 USA

Climate change blunders and big 'cats' on the loose

Climate change remains at the top of the agenda, but perhaps for the wrong reasons. The Chinese President's innovative media relations approach triggers a new Barack Obama meme....

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