Downright offensive and Islamophobic: these words were used to describe the Daily Express – not from the usual left-leaning critic but directly from the mouth of the newspaper’s latest editor.
- Paul Broster
- The Conversation
Gary Jones pulled no punches when quizzed by MPs over the editorial stance of the right wing mid-market tabloid.
“Cumulatively, some of the headlines that have appeared in the past have created an Islamophobic sentiment which I find uncomfortable,” Jones told the home affairs select committee, which is investigating the treatment of minority groups in print media.
It is my responsibility to ensure content is accurate and newspapers don’t look at stereotypical views that may or…