From a French magazine vilififying a Jewish historian for his physical appearance to Belgian festivities being used to broadcast anti-Muslim sentiments, these November 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.
Two articles based on an incident which occurred at this year's Saint Martin’s Day celebrations in West Germany were used to peddle anti-Muslim sentiments. This is Germany’s media monitoring highlight for November.
Following an opinion piece by journalist Gábor Miklósi on independent media Index, the pro-government 888.hu published an antisemitic caricature of the reporter. The public broadcasting service M1 Hirado also devoted 8 minutes of their morning news to Mi Hazánk far-right party’s attacks against Index journalists, and antisemitic posters appeared all across Budapest. This is Hungary’s media monitoring highlight for November.
An article in the magazine Valeurs Actuelles attacks the Jewish French historian Benjamin Stora, using age-old antisemitic tropes of the greedy and ambitious Court Jew. This is France’s media monitoring highlight for November.
UK populist and far-right website TR.news published an article claiming that there is a ‘Muslim vote’ campaign which is threatening British democracy. This is UK’s media monitoring highlight for November.