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Why Does the Media Describe Dennis Ronald Marx As A “Shooter” And Not A “Homegrown Terrorist”?
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Why Does the Media Describe Dennis Ronald Marx As A “Shooter” And Not A “Homegrown Terrorist”? By Mooneye In the US, mass shootings and violence are just a part of our culture and accepted as our daily, living reality. Stories […]




Another non-terrorist non-Muslim Plane Hijacker: The Sochi Plot
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The Associated Press article on the Ukrainian hijacker who tried to divert a plane to Sochi on Friday is interesting for the words it does not use. (I’m not picking on AP– all the other articles on this subject are like this one in this regard.)




Right-Wing Terrorism: String of Firebombs Against Planned Parenthood Under Reported in the Media
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Is it safe to presume in this case that those individuals targeting Planned Parenthood are likely Right-Wing extremists and likely Christian?




Ast. Editor of Islamic Horizons Discusses Accuracy of Reporting on Muslims
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The panel took place at the Annual Convention of the National Conference of Editorial Writers in Indianapolis, IN, and consisted of three speakers including Othman. The session was moderated by Bobby King, religion editor for the Indianapolis Star.




Daily Show with Jon Stewart: In the Name of the Fodder
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The Daily Show

The Fox rapid-response team makes a plea to distinguish violence in the name of a religion from the practitioners and tenets of that religion as long as it’s Christianity.




Colbert Report: Norwegian Muslish Gunman’s Islam-Esque Atrocity
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Colbert Report

Just because Norway’s confessed murderer is a blond, blue-eyed, Norwegian-born, anti-Muslim crusader doesn’t mean he’s not a swarthy, ululating madman.




Ingrid Mattson: Truthful Witnesses: Thanking God for Good Journalists
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So first, let’s stop making broad generalizations about the media. We don’t like it when people blame all of “religion” for the excesses or transgressions of a few, so we should stop doing the same for the media.




John L. Esposito: Why Do Media Commentators Get It So Wrong on Islam? And What Is the Cost?
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Beck is too smart to be that stupid! But, of course, he’s smart enough to know he’ll get lots of attention from his media and internet following.




Azeem Ibrahim: The Biggest Lies About Islam
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As before, he said that the key to achieving better relations was finding common ground and forging new links which enabled more people from Muslim countries and non-Muslim countries to get to know each other.




Loonwatch in the Media: NPR and Juan Cole’s Informed Comment
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Muslim intellectuals and activists appear to have a favorite source of TV news: “The Daily Show,” which reliably skewers critics of Islam and Islam-based hysteria, and is in all likelihood the only program with a Senior Islamic Correspondent, in Aasif Mandvi.