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Latest update : 2017-12-07

Johnny Hallyday bids adieu

MediaWatch looks at reactions to the death of French rock legend, Johnny Hallyday. More than 100 million albums sold and a career spanning almost six decades, yet his success never really went global. Some, though, say he should be remembered as more than just the "French Elvis". Tributes to him include a temporarily renamed Paris metro station!

By Emma JAMES

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2018-11-15 MediaWatch

Surveying the 'Brexsh*t'

We take a look at front pages and online commentary as Theresa May attempts to sell her Brexit deal to parliament, this as several ministers quit in protest over the draft...

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2018-11-14 MediaWatch

CNN v. Trump to decide if reporters have right to White House access

On Wednesday, the first hearing got underway in CNN's lawsuit against Donald Trump for suspending one of its reporter's credentials. Plus: Iceland Foods unleashes an animatronic...

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2018-11-14 MediaWatch

Trump's anti-Macron Twitter tirade

We break down Donald Trump's series of critical tweets aimed at Emmanuel Macron, just days after he was hosted in Paris for the centenary commemorations of the end of World War I.

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2018-11-13 MediaWatch

Gaza TV bombing: Attack on the press or military strike on a propaganda tool?

We take a look at different perspectives on the Israeli army strike that destroyed Al Aqsa TV in Gaza yesterday. Some say the TV channel is a legitimate target as it broadcasts...

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2018-11-12 MediaWatch

Fans say goodbye to comics king Stan Lee

Marvel's main man, Stan Lee, dies aged 95. Fans and those who helped bring his superheroes to life say goodbye. Plus, ads for "Trumpy Bear", the teddy bear with a striking...

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