Vocalo, CAIR-Chicago Audio-Documentary: The Media and Islamophobia

By by Rebecca Fogel, Communications Intern

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CAIR-Chicago intern, Becky Fogel, created this audio documentary for Vocalo and Chicago Public Media on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks to share perspectives on the media’s role in harboring Islamophobia. ¬†Becky¬†interviewed civil rights activists in the Muslim community and had them share their thoughts on how public perception of Muslims has changed since 9/11.

 

 

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One Response to “Vocalo, CAIR-Chicago Audio-Documentary: The Media and Islamophobia”

  1. The media play a HUGE part in reinforcing negative steotypes of Muslims! Education is key here; people need to do their own thinking and research if they want to understand an issue better, or to understand their fellow neighbor better.In other words, don’t be a sheep; a follower. Dare to think progressively. Read. Find out information. Talk to people. Do whatever it takes to be part of the solution and not part of the problem.

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