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10 Mar 2022

Is European bias affecting reporting of war in Ukraine?

Home Affairs Correspondent

Europe has seen war many times – and not just in the dim and distant past.

Not that you’d realise it from some of the commentary about Ukraine, the obvious shock and outrage over Russia’s invasion sometimes manifesting itself in ignorance about even recent history.

And there have been a host of complaints accusing media outlets of a Euro-centric racial bias, and making poor comparisons between this war and those in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.