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'The NSA’s other business'

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Croatia: The new kids of the bloc (part 2)

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Countdown to Grexit: Will Greek crisis trigger unwinding of the euro? (part 2)

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Countdown to Grexit: Will Greek crisis trigger unwinding of the euro? (part 1)

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Suspected Boko Haram militants killed in police raid in N'Djamena

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Is Alexis Tsipras playing with fire?

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A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in the newspapers, on websites, blogs and social media. From Monday to Friday at 8.45 pm Paris time.

MEDIAWATCH

MEDIAWATCH

Latest update : 2014-07-22

Too many graphic images from Gaza ?

More and more graphic images of the conflict in Gaza, some quite shocking, like those of dead children, are being posted online, but does this proliferation of images, true or fake, serve a purpose? Some journalists have called for restraint, arguing that too many images are devaluing the currency of shared humanity. Also, with social media encroaching on journalism’s turf, why are traditional media still needed?

We also take a look at images from this weekend’s banned pro-Palestinian rallies in Paris and its suburbs.

By James CREEDON

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2015-06-29 Greece

Is Alexis Tsipras playing with fire?

MediaWatch delves into the latest on the Greek debt crisis, as capital controls are enforced and a referendum on proposed bailout terms is to be held next Sunday. Some...

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2015-06-26 France

Online reaction to terror attacks in France and Tunisia

On a day of multiple terror attacks in France, Tunisia as well as Kuwait we take a look at online reactions and analysis.

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2015-06-25 UBER

Courtney Love stars in Paris taxi strike

Venting their ire at UberPop, taxi drivers staged protests across France today - we take a look at online buzz.

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2015-06-24 NSA

#FranceLeaks: US, France still beacons of liberty after Wikileaks revelations?

In tonight's MediaWatch, we look at the fallout from the so-called "FranceLeaks" revelations, uncovering the extent of NSA espionage on the past three French presidents.

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2015-06-23 USA

The Confederate flag: 'Hate, not heritage'

#TakeDownTheFlag trends online as increasing numbers of politicians and companies dissociate themselves from the US Civil War-era banner and contentious symbol of segregation.

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