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The Local: ‘Opinion: Do series such as Young Wallander feed the Malmö myth?’

“Far-right international media touts Malmö as a dangerous, crime-ridden city and because of this, TV shows like Young Wallander have to tread carefully, writes freelance journalist Saga Ringmar.

Warning: spoilers

In the Netflix series Young Wallander, released this autumn, we follow the young detective (played by Adam Pålsson) solving crime in a bleak Malmö. This Malmö is full of criminal activity, anti-immigration riots and nightclubs where half-naked people writhe around in cages. However, in a world where far-right media touts Malmö as a criminal hub with immigration gone awry, a series like Young Wallander must tread carefully…”

Read the article here.