Public service television channel M1 hosted Tamás Dezső from the government think-tank Migration Research Centre to discuss the integration of Muslim immigrants. The extremely biased and ill-informed piece provided no context to the discussion. This is Hungary’s media monitoring highlight for February.
The far-right PI-News portrays Islamic studies classes in German primary and secondary schools as a form of clandestine missionary work in the name of the so-called Islamisation of Europe. This is Germany’s media monitoring highlight for February.
In an article discussing a self-proclaimed ‘Hitler fan’, Belgian news platform 7sur7 features an image of him performing the Sieg Heil salute with a Nazi flag in the background. This is Belgium’s media monitoring highlight for February.
Politician Thanos Tzimeros wrote an article for Market News about alleged praying on public pavements by Muslims in Greece, proposing fines for anyone doing so. The piece also distinguishes Muslim religious rituals from Christian ones. This is Greece’s media monitoring highlight for February.
From a far-right newspaper accusing the president of Greece of being a “traitor” because of his Jewish identity, to an alternative media website compiling a selection of crime stories based on the assumed nationality of the perpetrators, these January 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. FRANCE – MP blames Muslims for her own homophobic views Date of publication: 18 January 2019 Media outlet: Valeurs Actuelles, conservative magazine Author: Agnès Thill, La République En Marche (LREM) MP in the French national assembly. The Valeurs Actuelles reporter is Bastien Lejeune Link: https://bit.ly/2Ctfki3 Headline: “Medically assisted procreation and Koranic schools: Agnès…