Items filtered by date: December 2019
Tuesday, 31 December 2019 13:54

DECEMBER - MEDIA MONITORING HIGHLIGHTS

From a German website using demographic conspiracies to fuel fears against Muslims to a Hungarian public broadcaster fuels fears about security in Germany to promote anti-immigration agenda, these December 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.

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In a fear-mongering and violently racist article, PI news describes Muslims in Germany as a demographic threat that should be stopped and reversed. This is Germany’s media monitoring highlight for December.

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Presented by the magazine Causeur as a “scoop”, the news story about the filmmaker’s three years in prison for attempted murder on religious motives was partially false. This is France’s media monitoring highlight for December.

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An article about a court ruling on the headscarf ban in schools, presents only the point of view of the New Flemish Alliance (N-VA), a right-wing Flemish nationalist party, even though this issue concerns Muslim women first and foremost. This is Belgium’s media monitoring highlight for December.

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Through fear-mongering based on generalisations and anecdotes about immigration and security in Germany, the main evening news programme of the public broadcaster promotes the idea that a strict anti-immigration policy is in the best interests of the Hungarian citizens. This is Hungary’s media monitoring highlight for December.

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Vlaams Belang shared a video on their Facebook page showing party leader Tom Van Grieken giving an anti-Muslim and Xenophobic speech at a public populist event in December. This is Belgium’s media monitoring highlight for December.

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The Times hosted Melanie Phillips on their platform, who shared anti-Muslim ideas without proper theological assessment and references. This is UK’s media monitoring highlight for December.

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Online Greek populist news website Amazonios.net published an opinion piece filled with anti-Muslim and xenophobic language, making degrading and dehumanising unfounded claims. This is Greece’s media monitoring highlight for December.

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Sunday, 01 December 2019 15:12

NOVEMBER - MEDIA MONITORING HIGHLIGHTS

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.

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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.

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