3 Dec

Tabloid Corrections


The Sun has written another biased article about a survey on Muslims, less than a year after IPSO ordered it to apologise for falsely claiming that 1 in 5 Muslims sympathised with ISIS.

The paper, which seems to have a serious problem with reporting accurately and fairly on these issues, has taken a survey carried out by Policy Exchange and has cherry-picked and distorted a couple of statistics in a deliberate attempt to stir up tensions.

The 87-page report, available here, is called Unsettled Belonging. It’s the biggest survey to-date of British Muslim opinion and was carried out to help inform government policies on integration, race relations and combating radicalisation.

The report highlights how British Muslims are largely similar to the rest of the UK in their views, although there is cause for concern in some areas. The key findings of the survey were:

  • Although generally more religious…

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