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Latest update : 2018-09-05

Woodward book recounts 'nervous breakdown' of Trump's presidency

We take a look at press headlines on and social media reactions to Bob Woodward's book on Donald Trump's presidency. Also, viewers in Russia are being treated to a new reality TV show featuring none other than President Vladimir Putin.

By James CREEDON

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2018-11-14 MediaWatch

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

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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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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