Wednesday, 20 May 2020 14:43

Newsbomb.gr - April MMH

How often do you read beyond the headline? ⁠Greek Paper 'Newsbomb' decided to publish an article with videos accusing local Mosques of continuing to use loudspeakers for their call to prayer despite the law passed by the Greek government.⁠ The videos however, were taken before the measures were implemented. Far down in the article the author actually embeds an official statement from the Mufti of Komotini explaining that due to the law change, their Mosque will no longer use the loudspeakers. ⁠⠀

 

How often do you read beyond the headline? ⁠Greek Paper 'Newsbomb' decided to publish an article with videos accusing local Mosques of continuing to use loudspeakers for their call to prayer despite the law passed by the Greek government.⁠

The videos however, were taken before the measures were implemented. Far down in the article the author actually embeds an official statement from the Mufti of Komotini explaining that due to the law change, their Mosque will no longer use the loudspeakers. ⁠⠀

So why is the article structured as if the Muslim community in Komotini is disobeying Greek law, and receiving special exemption? Why does the article not reflect the facts inside it?⁠⠀

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