Posts tagged 'Islamophobia'
Posted: Sept. 27, 2016 | Tags: Islamophobia
Photo by Maria Bryk, Newseum
Engy Abdelkader and fellow panelists encourage journalists to improve coverage by featuring stories on daily life.
Journalists and scholars of Islam explored the bias Muslims face and how the media influences both public opinion and global politics in “Islamophobia in Focus” last week at the Newseum.
Research shows that 9 out of 10 news stories about Islam involve terrorism and violence. The one-hour conversation was moderated by Engy Abdelkader, a researcher for Georgetown University’s Bridge Initiative, and featured John Esposito, Arsalan Iftikhar, Dalie Mogahed, Ayman Mohyeldin and Roland Schatz, who explored how the media ...