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Latest update : 2013-06-24

Brazilian internet surveillance system to track protesters... and join us to dance with Superman

As protests in Brazil continue, a paper in Sao Paolo is saying Dilma Rousseff's government is putting together an Internet surveillance system called Mosaic to track demonstrators. Meanwhile, Pele, Mark Zuckerberg and certain US stars have backed the protesters' cause. Also, join us in this Media Watch for some down time: a dance with Superman.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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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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2014-07-24 Air Algérie Flight AH5017

Confusion online over Air Algérie flight

We take a look at the general confusion online over the Air Algérie flight; officials in France, Mali and Burkina Faso contradict one another. We bring you headlines and buzz...

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