UK press coverage of asylum issues can be linked to racist attacks PDF Print

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Press coverage of asylum issues in the UK can be linked to racist attacks and street harassment, say academics in a new report, 'Media Image, Community Impact'. The first research of its kind, it says negative reporting in UK newspapers triggers hostile actions because it increases community tension. The report was prepared by the Information Centre About Asylum and Refugees (ICAR), and commissioned and funded by the Mayor of London.

alt Full ICAR Media-Refugees Relations Report [EN].pdf

alt Executive summary of ICAR Report [EN].pdf

alt ICAR Information about the report [EN].doc

alt BBC coverage of the report [EN].doc

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