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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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2015-04-24 Armenian genocide

Controversy reigns, 100 years after Armenian genocide

The political and moral arguments continue as the world marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. MediaWatch takes a look at the images, quotes and articles that are...

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2015-04-23 migrant

#MigrantLivesMatter trends online

After almost 1,000 would-be migrants died when their makeshift boat capsized in the Mediterranean, NGOs and others are using social media to pressure European leaders into...

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2015-04-22 Marine Le Pen

French 'anti-terror' bill boosted by foiled attack

A thwarted attack on two churches outside Paris has shone the spotlight on proposed anti-terror legislation that would strengthen intelligence resources through increased...

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2015-04-21 Mohammed Morsi

Reactions to 'bookkeeper of Auschwitz' trial

Oskar Gröning admits moral guilt as his trial opens - we take a look at reactions to what will be one of the last Nazi trials in Germany. We also take a look at reactions to the...

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2015-04-20 immigration

'Europe's darkest day'

We take a look at press and social media reaction to the tragic death of hundreds of African migrants in the Mediterranean over the weekend.

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