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Steven Emerson on 'brutal' backlash to Fox News 'Muslim Birmingham' comments

American terrorism commentator Steven Emerson has said the online backlash to his description of Birmingham as a "Muslim-only city" during a Fox News interview has been a "brutal" experience.

Mr Emerson's remarks were ridiculed by thousands of people using the hashtag #FoxNewsFacts.

In a telephone interview on BBC Midlands Today, he told presenter Nick Owen he was "mortified" by his mistake.

  • 13 Jan 2015
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