August 20, 2010
I first heard the news that seven HMRC employees had been sacked for racial discrimination via the BBC yesterday and I was curious to see how the Daily Mail covered the story. Not surprisingly they cover it in a way designed to invoke outrage against the ethnic minorities who were the victims of racism, rather than the seven employees sacked for being racist (a further two employees resigned immediately when the racism was discovered).
August 19, 2010
A Daily Express frontpage ‘article’ warns us that the job prospects of young Britons have been “blighted by a decade of mass immigration.” And guess what, it’s almost copied and pasted from a MigrationWatch briefing.
July 22, 2010
A Daily Star 'article' claims that Rochdale Council has wasted 'taxpayers' money' on 'Muslim-only' public toilets, and that the 'community' are 'furious'.
July 3, 2010
The Nottingham Post is, through the majority of its reporting, its embedded relationship with police and UKBA sources, and the platform it provides racist commenters, promoting an anti-migrant discourse.
July 1, 2010
Yesterday I had the misfortune of glancing at an open copy of the South Wales Argus and was met with the bearded face of someone I had never heard of: Mike Buckingham.
June 22, 2010
Much of the anti-immigration bias in mainstream media originates from right-wing 'think-tanks' like Migration Watch. The Civitas report below, written by an ex-member of Migration Watch's advisory council, sheds an interesting light on the group's (mis)use of statistics.