Pointing the Finger: Islam and Muslims in the British Media

Pointing the Finger: Islam and Muslims in the British Media

by Julian Petley, Robin Richardson
     
 

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Ever since 9/11, Muslims and Islam have dominated the headlines in the UK. With one leading newspaper describing the Muslim community as a “troublesome minority”, the media has often been accused of hostility. In this illuminating study, several leading commentators examine the phenomenon of “Islamophobia” and ask how to tackle it. Charting… See more details below

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Ever since 9/11, Muslims and Islam have dominated the headlines in the UK. With one leading newspaper describing the Muslim community as a “troublesome minority”, the media has often been accused of hostility. In this illuminating study, several leading commentators examine the phenomenon of “Islamophobia” and ask how to tackle it. Charting recent media controversies and including interviews from Muslim journalists, this is a captivating insight into how Muslims are depicted in the West. Julian Petley is professor of Film and Television at Brunel University. Robin Richardson is Co-director of the Instead consultancy and author of Islamophobia.

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ISBN-13:
9781780744636
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
10/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
File size:
1 MB

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