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Latest update : 2014-07-24

Shifts in the propaganda war waged between Israelis and Palestinians

Alongside the increasingly bloody conflict in Gaza, a war of words and graphic images has broken out, with some arguing that Israel’s PR machine is breaking down.

In the Huffington Post, British author and journalist Paul Mason argues that Twitter is being used increasingly effectively by Palestinian supporters, by victims on both sides and above all, by journalists.

Analyst Deepa Kumar argues in Salon the US has fallen in with the Israeli government’s message, but an American public increasingly exposed to the bloodletting is starting to get a different picture of the conflict than the one given by conventional media outlets.

It’s been more than 100 days since the Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped, and the country’s biggest daily, The Punch speculates on where all the money for beefing up the armed forces has gone, when Boko Haram seems better equipped and readier for battle than the Nigerian army.

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2016-08-29 American football

Quarterback takes a stand by sitting down

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS – Mon. 29.08.16: Another big sports story is gripping the US media. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick draws supporters and detractors over his...

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2016-08-29 Islamophobia

Anger over restaurant's decision to deny service to Muslim women

FRENCH PAPERS – Mon. 29.08.16: Islam’s place in France continues to be the focus as media report on a restaurant refusing service to two Muslim women. The incident has caused a...

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2016-08-26 Italy

'Why does Italy refuse to see the seismic risk?'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 26.08.16: As the death toll rises in the wake of Wednesday's deadly earthquake, Italy is starting to question why it was so UNDER prepared. Also, what...

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2016-08-26 France

"The burkini trap"

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 26.08.16: It's still all about the so-called "burkini scandal" in today's papers. L'Opinion says the burkini "trap" has reached a fever pitch and is getting...

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2016-08-25 France

British professor says 'no shame' in reading romance novels

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thursday, August 25: World papers have derided France over its burkini ban, warning that it could lead to a 'Rosa Parks' moment. The other big story is...

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