Extinction Rebellion activists have targeted News Corp by staging an overnight protest outside a printing press for The Scottish Sun.
The environmental campaigners attempted to disrupt the distribution of the newspaper by demonstrating outside Newsprinters’ gates within the Eurocentral industrial estate in North Lanarkshire.
Demonstrators held up banners emblazoned with “free the press” and “no to racist rhetoric”, along with mock newspapers criticising media bias.
Police Scotland said the protest was peaceful and no arrests were made.
Extinction Rebellion Glasgow activist Susanna Hotham, 27, said: “We are taking action to make a statement about the lack of democracy in a press majority-owned by billionaires.
“The Sun perpetuates a xenophobic, racist and divisive narrative to advance their own agenda, profiting off climate denialism and failing to acknowledge the climate emergency.
“The misinformation they spread has catastrophic effects for the communities affected by…