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Sky News correct headline after CfMM complaint

Publication

Sky News

Title

Labour ‘Islamophobia’ report: More than half of party’s Muslim supporters ‘do not trust new leadership to deal with racism’

Date

14 November 2020

CfMM wrote to Sky News to query the use of inverted commas on the word Islamophobia used in the headline.  Usually, these are used to indicate a quote from a source or to show personal opinion or doubt.  In this case, the use of inverted commas could be seen as dismissive.  Sky News responded positively to our communications and removed them, as shown in the graphic below.

image showing the headline on Sky website before and after the edits.

Conclusion

Corrected

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