In an interview with “Le Soir,” Conservative N-VA MP & former editor of Joods Actual Michael Freilich said that Muslim and Jewish religious head coverings were not comparable, saying that a Jewish kippah is a symbol of faith, white a Muslim hijab is a symbol of oppression. This is Belgium’s media monitoring highlight for July.
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.
The pro-government news site Origo uses data on discrimination against Christians across the world to spread fears on the presence of Islam in Europe. This is Hungary’s media monitoring highlight for July.
A number of French media outlets failed to fact-check the nationality of the perpetrator of a murder, revealing deep-rooted stereotypes against French Algerians. This is France’s media monitoring highlight for July.
Sunday, 30 June 2019 13:18

JUNE – MEDIA MONITORING HIGHLIGHTS

From an article discussing German birth rates to push the far-right ‘Great Replacement’ narrative to a Greek bishop using his religous platform to spread anti-Muslim ideas, these June 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.
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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