Talking on his own TV show Face à l'info, Eric Zemmour has, once more, expressed violent racist remarks against migrants and Muslims. The news channel that hosts the show, CNews, decided to include this racist content in the broadcast, and is therefore responsible, in addition to Zemmour, for spreading incitement to violence. This is France’s media monitoring highlight for January.
On national TV, Zsolt Bayer, programme anchor and founding member of Fidesz, shows a video of a bullying incident in Sweden and wonders why “the society would not demand the immediate cleansing of these black animals”. This is Hungary’s media monitoring highlight for January.
Talking to James Delingpole on his podcast, actor Laurence Fox comments on the recently released film ‘1917’, making disrespectful and incorrect claims about Sikh soldiers during World War I. This is the UK’s media monitoring highlight for January.
In an article introducing the new fraction leader for Vlaams Belang, newspaper De Standaard published inflammatory anti-Muslim comments without any context or critical stance. This is Belgium’s media monitoring highlight for January.
German tabloid Bild reported on an attack on police officers, wrongly labelling it as a terrorist attack and subsequently playing into far-right conspiracy theories. This is Germany’s media monitoring highlight for January.
Általánosításokkal és igazolhatatlan anekdotákkal próbál félelmet kelteni a magyar köztévé az esti híradóban. A riport szerint Németországban romlott a közbiztonság mióta bevándorlók érkeztek az országba, ezért minden magyar érdeke, hogy az ország keményen lépjen fel a bevándorlás ellen. A cikk a decemberi médiafigyelés magyarországi eredménye.
From a German website using demographic conspiracies to fuel fears against Muslims to a Hungarian public broadcaster fuels fears about security in Germany to promote anti-immigration agenda, these December highlights are an overview of the most significant results of our monitoring of traditional and new media in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, and the United Kingdom.
In a fear-mongering and violently racist article, PI news describes Muslims in Germany as a demographic threat that should be stopped and reversed. This is Germany’s media monitoring highlight for December.
Presented by the magazine Causeur as a “scoop”, the news story about the filmmaker’s three years in prison for attempted murder on religious motives was partially false. This is France’s media monitoring highlight for December.
An article about a court ruling on the headscarf ban in schools, presents only the point of view of the New Flemish Alliance (N-VA), a right-wing Flemish nationalist party, even though this issue concerns Muslim women first and foremost. This is Belgium’s media monitoring highlight for December.