Posts Tagged ‘judgemental journalism’

An edited version of my article “Wilders and the Dutch press: scapegoater hunted down as a witch” has been republished by OpenDemocrcy.net on November 30. There are 14 reactions on this article, some proving that readers comments are a new form of hunting in itself. The editorial introduction to the article reads:

“Judgmental journalism directed at members of parliament is an orchestrated form of ‘mob-justice’ in the Netherlands today. Self-appointed media watchdogs present a bigger danger to society than the persons they pursue.”


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