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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 making an impression online. Also, the UK's election campaign takes a strange turn. Are teenagers really taking a fancy to opposition leader Ed Miliband?

By Emma JAMES

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2018-08-20 MediaWatch

#MeToo accuser accused in turn

Italian actress Asia Argento was one of the first to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of rape and is now herself at the centre of a controversy over having allegedly sexually...

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2018-08-09 MediaWatch

#MyCameraIsMyWeapon campaign takes on Iran's mandatory hijab law

An online movement encourages women to upload images of themselves defying Iran's compulsory veil law. Plus: Filmmaker Michael Moore has a new politically-charged documentary...

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2018-08-08 MediaWatch

Argentinians raise voices on social media ahead of abortion vote

We look at how people in Argentina are using social media to make their voices heard ahead of the historic vote on whether or not to legalize abortion. Plus, China's war on...

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2018-08-07 MediaWatch

Infowars' social media battle

Does social media have a duty to protect free speech or should it stop the spread of conspiracy theories? Infowars and Alex Jones have seen accounts blocked and videos and...

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2018-08-06 MediaWatch

Tributes to the ‘Chef of the Century’

"Chef of the Century" Joël Robuchon has died at the age of 73. He leaves a lasting culinary legacy, but it's his signature mashed potatoes that everyone is talking about. Plus,...

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