Are the PCC and NUJ doing enough to stop racist press?

June 21, 2010

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Given the amount of ongoing racism in the UK press, maybe it is time to remind the Press Complaints Commission and the National Union of Journalist, who ostensibly have strict rules against 'prejudicial' and 'pejorative' reporting, that they are not doing their job properly.

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Terre’Blanche’s murder and the British media’s ‘race war’

June 19, 2010

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The murder of white supremacist Eugene Terre'Blanche sparked a racist hysteria in British media, which warned of "an impending race war" ahead of the 2010 World Cup.

On a mission to keep the Gypsy ‘scum’ out

June 19, 2010

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Tabloids routinely portray Travellers and Gypsies in ways that increase the locals' dislike and hatred towards them and their way of life.

Playing the Gypsy ‘race card’

June 16, 2010

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The Con-Dem coalition has started an offensive against the most marginal and disadvantaged of all Britain's minorities, Gypsies and Travellers.

Reflections on the media, immigration and the election

June 16, 2010

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A member of South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group discusses the way that politicians and sections of the media have distorted issues around asylum and immigration.

Media fuel hate crimes against Muslims

June 16, 2010

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A new study on violence against Muslims in London found that hate-crimes against them are invariably motivated by a negative view of Muslims acquired from mainstream or right-wing media reports and commentaries that portray them as 'terrorists' and 'security threats'.

Brighton No Borders’s MailWatch series

June 12, 2010

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A series of articles by No Borders Brighton in late 2009 debunking migration-related stories (or lies, to be more accurate) in the Daily Mail, the self-styled "last bulwark against the tide of filth that is threatening to Engulf civilisation," i.e. those filthy foreigners wanting to steal our jobs, our homes and women.

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