UK populist and far-right news website Politicalite published an article by Bethany Helmsley which strongly pushes the ‘Great Replacement’ theory and made violent threats. This is UK’s media monitoring highlight for October.

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An Amazon banner promoting Tommy Robinson’s book is no longer on TR News home page after the Media Diversity Institute filed a complaint to Amazon. MDI sent an official letter of complaint to Amazon asking the online shopping giant “to stop associating its name with the racist statements of Tommy Robinson”.

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David Brown wrote an article for The Times trying to ‘expose’ the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, using anti-Muslim tropes throughout the piece. This is the UK’s media monitoring highlight for September.

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A BBC Panorama documentary presented by Stacey Dooley falsely claimed that the raised index finger gesture in Islam is an ‘IS Salute.’ This is the UK’s media monitoring highlight for August.

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The Telegraph published a video on Twitter of England cricket players Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid walking away from the champagne celebrations following their World Cup win, falsely framing the situation in a negative light. This is the UK’s media monitoring highlight for July.

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Get The Trolls Out! partner MDI (Media Diversity Institute) complained to PayPal after British media personality Katie Hopkins released a propaganda movie called “Homelands” in June. The film promotes anti-Muslim and xenophobic ideas, and pits the Jewish and Muslim communities against one another.

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The Telegraph journalist Nick Timothy wrote an article about the alleged Islamophobia in the Conservative Party, equating the genuine worries from Muslims to a ‘game.’ This is the UK’s media monitoring highlight for June.

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Tommy Robinson is a far-right, neo-fascist, white nationalist figure from the UK. As a result of a campaign by activists and British MPs, Robinson was banned from all major social media. In response, Robinson set up tr.news to promote his hateful worldview. Recently, tr.news published a banner to advertise Robinson’s book Enemy of the State, featuring the Amazon logo. 

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Populist British news site Politicalite has officially been banned from Facebook. Politicalite has regularly been highlighted by Get The Trolls Out! with partner the Media Diversity Institute monitoring it continuously for incidents of religious hate speech. 

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Former English Defense League leader Tommy Robison ran inthe EU elections and encountered much criticism along the way. This article focusses on a violent incident during his campaign, but leaves out key details and uses anti-Muslim tropes. This is UK’s media monitoring highlight for May. 

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