The Order of Journalists is also moving: “The territorial Disciplinary Council will evaluate the seriousness of the colleague’s statements”
“Haaland has this slightly Down syndrome face.” A sentence by Mario Sconcerti, in a live broadcast of Teleradiostereo, unleashes a social storm. The journalist focuses on Erling Haaland, the Norwegian center forward of Manchester City, protagonist of an extraordinary start to the season. “He doesn’t have a very normal face …” Sconcerti says. In the studio, host and columnist try to remedy by bringing the discussion back on a correct track. The registration of the link spreads online and becomes a topic that ends up in the spotlight of the order of journalists. “In relation to some statements made by one of its members, the National Council of the Order of Journalists expresses its closeness and solidarity to people with Down syndrome and their families and reaffirms its commitment to guaranteeing dignity and respect for all citizens. The territorial Disciplinary Council will evaluate the seriousness of the colleague’s statements “, reads a note from the Odg, which is also expressed through a tweet, complete with a hashtag:” Journalists must respect the dignity of people, it is necessary to use shrewd languages. The warning of the national council that invites colleagues to respect people with down syndrome #Sconcerti “.
#Sconcerts said Haaland has the face of someone with Down syndrome. At a certain age it comes time to limit yourself to the bar. Italy A country that paves the way for old people and retirees who still scrape together. This is the result. What an embarrassment pic.twitter.com/U0OEWLl5rP
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