Immigration and British Media

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Immigration is only natural for any country and for any individual. Not just immigration has long been related to individual's own need for survival but also immigration is related with cultural diversification that it brings to a country and changes its past, present and future…

Introduction

The basic statistics still remain the same except that now an indirect blow is made on the immigrant population through media. We live in a state where our basic decisions are affected by media; our lives are influenced by media. In such a sensitive situation, any picture portrayed by media is taken very seriously.
Since media is so important in our society these days, it would be only right to see the effect that media has on such an important issue as immigration. Over the past couple of year's immigration has been a hot issue for developed countries especially US and UK. UK however has been much more famous for racism and related immigration rules. With sites like MigrationWatchUK.com it's only anybody's guess that immigration rules are tougher here.
In a State where immigration is the hot topic over which elections are fought, it is interesting to note what the media has to say about the issue. This study focuses on the issue of immigration as it is seen by the British media.
Researching the topic I came across various newspaper articles, discussions, and articles on web that discuss the topic of immigration. It can be easily guessed how huge the topic really is as there are questions related to immigration and why it is a problem on Yahoo Answers. ...
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