Bad News for Refugees by Greg Philo,Emma Briant,Pauline Donald

By Greg Philo,Emma Briant,Pauline Donald

Bad information for Refugees analyses the political, fiscal and environmental contexts of migration and appears particularly at how refugees and asylum seekers were stigmatised in political rhetoric and in media coverage.

Through forensic learn it exhibits how hysterical and misguided media debts act to legitimise political motion that can have poor results either at the lives of refugees and likewise on proven migrant communities.

Based on new study by way of the popular Glasgow Media workforce, Bad information for Refugees is crucial interpreting for these interested by the unwanted effects of media on public figuring out and for the protection of weak teams and groups in our society.

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