Saturday, 11 April 2020
EU News Numbers Game
Opening words: Sad news. The USA overtakes Italy! This is terrible. The worst for a country since the outbreak of the pandemic! (Euronews).
Next up wonderful words about how it's going to be in the EU after the pandemic from the German president no less.
Yes, they're already setting the agenda.
Euronews, the EU news channel which claims to have the most viewers in Europe, never compares like with like.
The EU plague news is invariably slanted.
The plain and true fact is that the European Union has by far the highest death totals in the world. Far higher than the USA.
In just three EU countries (Italy, Spain, France) with populations totalling 174,000,000 the number of deaths is rapidly approaching 60,000.
In fact if we include little Belgium in our list of EU pandemic deaths the total of just FOUR EU states is over 3 times higher than that of the whole of the USA.
And let's not forget the USA population is 331,000,000.
It's time for the EU's major news outlet to report the news as it really is and not as they wish it to be.