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Latest update : 2013-07-19

Stand your ground … and boycott Florida

Social media puts the Sunshine State on trial, as Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law comes under fire in the aftermath of George Zimmerman's acquittal. A police photographer offers another face of the Boston bomber, in response to a Rolling Stone magazine cover of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. And a mother says she'd burn a masterpiece for her son; it turns out she was telling the truth.

By Olivia Salazar-Winspear



2017-10-19 Spain

Spain 'goes nuclear' on Catalonia

We take a look at reactions to Madrid's decision to invoke Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution in order to suspend Catalonia's autonomy - a first in Spanish history. Also,...

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2017-10-18 counter-terrorism

French counter-terror law slammed for weakening human rights

The French parliament has adopted a new anti-terror law, and some are saying that it will make France’s state of emergency permanent. We take a look at online and press reactions...

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2017-10-17 Sexual harassment

'Where is the solidarity for Somalia?'

We look at reactions to the #BalanceTonPorc hashtag here in France. Many say it's given women an opportunity to speak out against sexual harassment. Others, however, say naming...

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2017-10-16 sexual assault

#MeToo and #BalanceTonPorc expose extent of sexual harassment

MediaWatch takes a look at two hashtags - one that started in the US and another in France - that illustrate the full extent of sexual harassment against women in the workplace...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

#RoseArmy: Twitter faces backlash for suspending account of Weinstein critic

We look at reactions to rapper Eminem's epic diss of President Donald Trump in a freestyle rap. Meanwhile, the Harvey Weinstein scandal deepens as New York police reopen an...

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