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MEDIA AND THE WAR ON TERRORISM

EDM (Early Day Motion) 247: tabled on 16 October 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House recognises the important and signal role that our national media and journalists have played in ensuring that recent coverage of the war on terrorism and Afghanistan has so far avoided the crude stereotyping and polarisation of peoples, culture, and religions that could so easily and predictably have resulted; and notes that balanced and enlightened coverage of complex situations itself serves and is serving to frustrate the objectives of the terrorist and supports all efforts by the media in that direction.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.