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John McCain's healthcare vote backlash

MediaWatch takes a look at swift criticism facing John McCain, after he voted in favour of moving ahead with a bid to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The US senator was diagnosed with brain cancer just days ago. Plus, Donald Trump's speech at a Boy Scout Jamboree raises eyebrows.

By Emma JAMES

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2018-10-16 MediaWatch

Reshuffle and a televised act of contrition for Macron

It took weeks but the moment did eventually come – French President Emmanuel Macron's long-awaited cabinet reshuffle was announced this morning. It was followed this evening by a...

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2018-10-15 MediaWatch

Fatal flooding in France

Three months' worth of rain, in just a few hours, led to deadly flooding in the south of France. Residents have captured scenes of deluge and destruction. Plus, Saudi Arabia says...

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2018-10-12 MediaWatch

Royal wedding fatigue?

Emmanuel Macron dusts off his dancing shoes at the Francophonie summit. The French president and his wife Brigitte seemed to enjoy their traditional Armenian experience. Plus,...

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2018-10-11 MediaWatch

Mbappé: Time's humble cover star

The Francophonie summit is underway, amid controversy. Rwanda's Foreign Minister is expected to become the club of French-speaking nations' new Secretary-General. But some say...

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2018-10-10 MediaWatch

#HimToo: When mother didn't know best

After a UN report made dire warnings about the need to get climate change under control, there are plenty of gloomy headlines out there. But some are stubbornly clinging to their...

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