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‘Asia Weinstein’: Italian press relishes Argento assault allegations

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#MeToo accuser accused in turn

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Latest update : 2018-07-20

Macron's bodyguard scandal grows

Emmanuel Macron's former bodyguard is being questioned by police. Alexandre Benalla is suspected of assaulting two people during demonstrations on May 1st. As more emerges about his questionable track record, many are asking why the Élysée Palace didn't sack him sooner. Plus, there's outrage as an iconic chocolate bar gets a "healthier" makeover.

By Emma JAMES

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2018-08-21 MediaWatch

#MeToo and the court of public opinion

Asia Argento has denied the accusations that she sexually assaulted a minor a day after the New York Times published the allegations but it has again shone a spotlight on the...

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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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