Items filtered by date: September 2018

On 19th September 2018, Belgium’s leading progressive francophone daily Le Soir published a video-guide to the upcoming elections. Among other information, their video claimed that around 130,000 foreign citizens have been fraudulently registered as voters.

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Makelio.gr, which markets itself as an 'independent' online newspaper in Greece, published a news story about the case of suspected cholera on an  ASL Airlines flight from Algeria to France. Although the artcle itself uses neutral language, its title is a perfect example of hate speech.

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ART Channel, a private regional TV network in Greece uncritically “examined” anti-Muslim fake news published by a far-right newspaper during a talk-show. During the show, the presenter, the panellists and a third-party legal expert repeated Eleftheri Ora’s false claims that an Orthodox Church in the Votanikos area of Athens had been demolished to build a Mosque.

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