FAIR on Islamophobic “smearcasting”

FAIR on Islamophobic “smearcasting” October 13, 2008

Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR)–an excellent media watchdog outfit whose work I’ve followed and tried to support for close to a decade now–has come out with a valuable series of case studies on Islamophobia in the media. Check them out.

Overview

Making Islamophobia Mainstream
How Muslim-bashers broadcast their bigotry

A remarkable thing happened at the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) nominations in February 2007: The normally highbrow and tolerant group nominated for best book in the field of criticism a book widely viewed as denigrating an entire religious group.

"This should happen nationwide.And it will... the poor and dispossessed will only be peaceful and ..."

Old folks “occupy” CA bank
"The prophet of Islam(sa) has been called the brother of the people of Israel. God ..."

The not-so-strange resilience of Takfarism
"Salaams Anya!Please drop me a line at my first name (Svend), plus "777" at Yahoo. ..."

The passing of Rafi Sharif
"Hello. I am the daughter- Anya Sharif. I would like your contact."

The passing of Rafi Sharif

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