Displaying items by tag: MEDIA MONITORING

An opinion piece in Belgian daily La Libre critiques Saudi influence on Mosques and in the process of doing so, makes a distinction between ‘good Muslims’ and ‘bad Muslims’. This is Belgium’s media monitoring highlight for March.

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Far-right news website Politicalite gives the majority of their reporting to dispelling claims that the Christchurch terrorist had links to the far-right. The author did not give any media attention to the victims of the terror attack in New Zealand, moreover using the article as a vehicle for anti-Muslim narratives. This is UK’s media monitoring highlight for March.

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The day after the Christchurch massacre, far-right platform PI-News relativises the attack by pointing the finger at Islamic terror attacks. This is Germany’s media monitoring highlight for March.

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News channel Hír televízió hosted Bianka Speidl from the Migration Research Institute, an organization closely linked to the Hungarian government. During the interview, Speidl repeatedly pushed xenophobic and anti-Muslim narratives. This is Hungary’s media monitoring highlight for March.

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News website Origo reported on a new resolution adopted by the European Parliament, which aims to protect the rights of African nationals in the EU. The headline was written in a sensationalist manner, warning of ‘millions’ of African migrants coming to Europe. This is Hungary’s media monitoring highlight for March.

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Greek newspaper Dimokratia reported on a sensitive case in a biased and sensationalist manner, employing a xenophobic narrative. This is Greece’s media monitoring highlight for March.

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French TV Channel LCI hosted Guillaume Tabard, editor-in-chief of Le Figaro, who dismissed Muslim victims of the Christchurch terror attack because France has had victims of Islamic terror. This is France’s media monitoring highlight for March.

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During the annual Carnival parade in Aalst the NGO Vismooil’n walked through the city dressed as caricatured orthodox Jews along with an extremely antisemitic float. Following a backlash, Aalst’s mayor responded by saying he did not want to impose censorship. This is Belgium’s media monitoring highlight for March.

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Thursday, 28 March 2019 17:17

IPSO – You’ve Been Rumbled!

IPSO has been called out for failing to protect minorities from press discrimination. The Media Diversity Institute teamed up with  Hacked Off to write an open letter to IPSO calling for an end to #RacismInThePress.

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Wednesday, 20 March 2019 13:45

A Year in Media Monitoring: Report 2018/19

Get The Trolls Out! has produced a report, authored by Dr. Verica Rupar, which looks at the first full year of media monitoring in the project.

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