Fox News’ bigotry and opinionated reporting crossed a line

Fox News’ bigotry and opinionated reporting crossed a line

Fox News has done much to destroy the good name of Western journalism by turning the news business into bigoted entertainment. Since bigotry is a lie it has to change constantly to escape exposure. So-called “terrorism expert” Steven Emerson crossed a line on Fox News by claiming that there were “no-go zones” in Europe.   […] more…
The PS is a Finnish populist party that bases its popularity on bashing migrants and minorities

The PS is a Finnish populist party that bases its popularity on bashing migrants and minorities

Think about a party that starts to get nervous about its poll standings and then its most popular anti-immigration politician, who has made his career on spreading suspicion and intolerance of certain migrants, states: We mustn’t forget that we are an anti-immigration party. In order to reverse our poor standings in the polls, let’s make […] more…
UPDATE (Jan. 19): Migrant Tales’ 2015 Hall of Fame of poor journalism

UPDATE (Jan. 19): Migrant Tales’ 2015 Hall of Fame of poor journalism

Migrant Tales’2015 Hall of Fame of poor journalism will be updated separately. To see other examples of opinionated journalism in Finland about cultural diversity, please go to this link.  Jan. 19 Perussuomalaisten Martti Mölsä: Maahanmuutosta ja kehitysavusta voi leikata kaksi miljardia (YLE) What was left out? YLE journalist Petra Ketunen was not on the ball when she […] more…
UPDATE (Jan. 19): Migrant Tales’ 2015 Hall of Fame of poor journalism

UPDATE (Jan. 19): Migrant Tales’ 2015 Hall of Fame of poor journalism

Migrant Tales’2015 Hall of Fame of poor journalism will be updated separately. To see other examples of opinionated journalism in Finland about cultural diversity, please go to this link.  Jan. 19 Koraaninpolttajapastori ei pelkää islamisteja (Ilkka) What was left out? Why would a newspaper in the Finnish western city of Seinäjoki be interested in the Islamphobic […] more…
UPDATE (Jan. 8): Migrant Tales’ 2015 Hall of Fame of poor journalism

UPDATE (Jan. 8): Migrant Tales’ 2015 Hall of Fame of poor journalism

Migrant Tales’2015 Hall of Fame of poor journalism will be updated separately. To see other examples of opinionated journalism in Finland about cultural diversity, please go to this link.  The story below was published 10 days ago. Apologies. But it is an important story that highlights why the media continues to paint Islam with a […] more…
Finland and the PS: The face of racism becomes uglier as it ages

Finland and the PS: The face of racism becomes uglier as it ages

The Perussuomalaiset (PS)* in general and specifically MPs like Juho Eerola, Olli Immonen and Teuvo Hakkarainen are, together with MEP Jussi Halla-aho, examples of the worst kind of extremism and racism we can find in Finland today in the halls of our parliament. They are permitted to spread their racist and bigoted views because they have […] more…
Fatbardhe Hetemaj:  Who will speak up for us if you don’t?

Fatbardhe Hetemaj: Who will speak up for us if you don’t?

Fatbardhe Hetemaj is a promising National Coalition Party Helsinki city councilwoman who moved to Finland at the age of seven. Since people like Hetemaj are becoming more common in Finland as we become a more culturally and ethnically diverse society, it is important that they speak out against discrimination and promote tolerance and respect for […] more…
Institute of Race Relations: Where monoculturalism leads

Institute of Race Relations: Where monoculturalism leads

Migrant Tales insight: This perception or problem, monoculturalism, is affecting Finland as well. It explains why an anti-immigration party like the Perussuomalaiset (PS)* can raise the number of MPs in four years from 5 in 2007 to 39 in 2011. It explains why there is so little interest to tackle institutional racism and why so […] more…
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