From a far-right magazine linking Islam with violence, to a degreading immigrant front-page story with no legitimate sources, these September highlights are an overview of the most significant results of our monitoring of traditional and new media in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, and the United Kingdom.
After a Scout master was fired for his Islamophobic remarks, the Daily Mail gave him a platform to share his hateful views, and painted him in a positive light. This is the UK's media monitoring highlight for September 2018.
In an article describing an incident involving a nine-year-old migrant child and a knife, a German magazine repeatedly linked Islam with violence. This is Germany's media monitoring highlight for September 2018.
Belgian politician Theo Francken retweeted known Holocaust-denier Peter Imanuelsen, later claiming he thought Imanuelsen was just a journalist. This is Belgium's media monitoring highlight for September 2018.
On live French TV, Charles Consigny claimed that those from minority groups have an easier path to success, and that 'native' French people are suffering because of it. This is France's media monitoring highlight for September 2018.
A Greek newspaper ran a sensationalist front page story calling immigrants cannibals, without any legitimate sources. This is Greece's media monitoring highlight for September 2018.
This video playlist shows the results of media monitoring undertaken in August 2018 in France, Germany, Belgium, Greece, and the UK as part of the Get The Trolls Out project.