by Jon Danzig
The UK government described the Daily Express number of ‘illegal migrants’ as a ‘guestimate’ and fact-checking organisation,FullFact.org today reported that nobody actually knows the true statistic, but previous estimates put the number of illegal migrants in Britain at between 417,000 and 1.1 million. The FullFact headline read, ‘Think tank says it didn’t estimate Express ‘2 million illegal migrants’ figure.
Same old, same old..?
|A typical Daily Express anti-immigration feature article (Click to read the Daily Express article in PDF format). But how much of the story was based on truthful reporting?|
How The Daily Express ‘milks’ the immigration story
— Jon Danzig (@Jon_Danzig) August 27, 2014