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The real migrant crime myth

Beckett, Charlie (2008) The real migrant crime myth. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (16 Apr 2008). Website.

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The Guardian and BBC are both reporting figures that ‘disprove’ the ‘migrant crime myth’. The allegation is that immigrants have been portrayed as more criminal than they really are. Papers like the Mail have even been threatened with legal action by community groups who feel that they have been misrepresented by sections of the British media.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
K Law > KD England and Wales
K Law > KD England and Wales > KDC Scotland
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 12:15
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 21:21

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