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Daily Express Says An Area Five Times The Size Of Manchester Will Drown In Migrants

by | 2nd, April 2014

THE Daily Express and Daily Mail lead with news of migration.




The Express states:




It’s always a “flood” of human misery in the Express .

Is this story any more corect than untrue anti-immigrant stories that have gone before, such as Swan Bake ‘, Asylum Seekers Eat Our Donkeys and Failed asylum seeker who has dodged deportation for a decade told he can stay…because he goes to the GYM ‘?

Dunno. It’s guesstimate by anti-migrant group MigrationWatch.

And of that “flood”? The Press Complaints Commission’s guidance note on  refugees and asylum seekers  states:

The Commission is concerned that editors should ensure that their journalists covering these issues are mindful of the problems that can occur and take care to avoid misleading or distorted terminology


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Take this story from 2011.


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Wow. “Immigration soars 20% in a year.” That’s a lot. The  story  (still live on the paper’s website) tells readers.

The number of foreigners coming into Britain surged by a massive 21 per cent last year, shattering the Government’s pledge to bring immigration down. Official figures yesterday showed the number of immigrants soared to 239,000 – up from 198,000 in 2009.

Wrong. “Immigration” is net migration, which rose 21% between

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