Items filtered by date: May 2020

Sunday, 31 May 2020 11:35

MAY - MEDIA MONITORING HIGHLIGHTS

From a trending antisemitic hashtag on Twitter in France, to a public broadcaster publishing a video inflating Islamist terrorist messages in Hungary, these May 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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An article about the recent Brussels riots, which appeared on 7sur7, uses police authorities as the only sources, reproducing Islamophobic quotations, and neglecting to analyse the reasons behind the protests. This is Belgium’s media monitoring highlight for May. 

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An antisemitic hashtag, #sijétaitunjuif (#ifIwasaJew), became popular on Twitter after many people reacted denouncing its anti-Jewish message. This is France’s media monitoring highlight for May. 

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Far-right media blog JouWatch published an article about public mass prayer to celebrate Eir al-Fitr, using it to push the dangerous ‘Islamisation’ narrative. This is the Germany’s media monitoring highlight for May. 

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Hirado, a news site of the Hungarian public broadcasting service, posted a video where a researcher from a pro-government institute amplified an unverifiable claim by ISIS militant group, fuelling anti-Muslim sentiments. This is Hungary’s media monitoring highlight for May. 

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Writing for Athens Voice, Panagiotis Economou used a recent legal case to spread dangerous anti-Muslim sentiments which bore no relevance to the piece. This is Greece’s media monitoring highlight for May. 

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After being de-platformed from most British outlets, Katie Hopkins has started sharing her dangerous ideas of migrants and Muslims on an American online magazine. This is the UK’s media monitoring highlight for May. 

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Sceptr published several articles which used negative framing and dangerous narratives around migrants and Muslims, creating a troubling trend.  This is Belgium’s media monitoring highlight for May. 

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Monday, 04 May 2020 10:35

APRIL - MEDIA MONITORING HIGHLIGHTS

From a Minister insinuating that people with migrant backgrounds are not compatible with Belgian society, to the usage of an unrelated image of young girls wearing headscarves to accompany an article about sex workers in Pakistan, these April 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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Compact published an article regarding an incident which took place at a mosque in Berlin, using it to demonise Muslims in Germany. This is Germany’s media monitoring highlight for April.

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