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South Sudan's latest attempt at fragile peace

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IMF, World Bank chiefs call for 'new multilateralism'

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Uhuru Kenyatta: 'No single country alone can combat terrorism'

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Would you let your boss micro-chip you? Controversial plan aims to 'protect data'

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EU's Juncker expects Brexit deal 'in coming weeks'

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'Women are the great survivors'

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'Populism easily turns into the promotion of radical nationalism'

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MEDIAWATCH

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.

Latest update : 2014-11-06

Lego graphs: The future of US election coverage?

We take a look at US media coverage of the midterm elections, from holograms to lego. Also, various media criticise the cost of the campaign.

By James CREEDON

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2018-11-09 MediaWatch

China's AI newsreader: Which one is it?

Are newsreaders under threat from technology? China's Xinhua news agency says it's created the world's first AI (artificial intelligence) presenters. The AI anchors are still a...

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2018-11-08 MediaWatch

Fiery exchanges, fake news and the free press

Donald Trump's briefing room spat with CNN reporter Jim Acosta is still a huge talking point online. The White House has revoked Acosta's credentials, accusing him of...

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2018-11-06 MediaWatch

Trump and his Fox friends

Are there any boundaries left when it comes to political leanings in the media? Fox News stars, Sean Hannity and Judge Jeanine, took a campaigning stance on stage alongside...

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2018-11-02 MediaWatch

Israeli model under fire after ripping off hijab for 'freedom' in advert

Bar Rafaeli takes down an ad she stars in from her Instagram after being criticised for ripping off a face veil in it. Plus: UNESCO's campaign #TruthNeverDies keeps murdered...

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2018-11-01 MediaWatch

Concerns over press freedom in Sri Lanka

Against the backdrop of major political tensions in Sri Lanka, there are concerns for press freedom after supporters of Mahinda Rajapaksa stormed several media outlets last...

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