Kelvin MacKenzie hijab comments not religious discrimination, says regulator

Kelvin MacKenzie hijab comments not religious discrimination, says regulator
 

ITN and a Channel 4 News reporter referred the matter to the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) after the former editor of the tabloid newspaper questioned whether it was right for correspondent Fatima Manji to appear on screen wearing a hijab to present a report on the Nice massacre in July.
He subsequently defended his "reasonable" criticism of Channel 4 News, arguing the hijab was a "religious statement" and questioning whether a Christian would be able to wear a cross prominently on television.
In response, Ben de Pear, editor of Channel 4 News, said Ms... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 26
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