Tagged ‘Media’

CAIR Launches Islamophobia.org

This month CAIR launched Islamophobia.org, a website dedicated to documenting and exposing groups, as well as individuals, promoting Islamophobia in the United States.

CAIR-Chicago reponds to Megyn Kelly on FOX NEWS on “Honor Diaries” Screenings

CAIR-Chicago Senior Communications Coordinator Agnieszka Karoluk appeared on FOX news': The Kelly File to discuss the funding behind “Honor Diaries”

Aymen Abdel Halim to present lecture at Drake University in Des Moines, March 13

CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Aymen Abdel Halim is scheduled to present a lecture entitled “The Media and Islam” on Wednesday, March 13th at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

Aymen Abdel Halim to speak at Carthage College Diversity Summit

On Thursday, March, 14, 2013, CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Aymen Abdel Halim will be speaking about U.S. media portrayals of Islam and Muslims at an event hosted by Carthage College as a part of their first Diversity Summit. 

Aymen Abdel Halim to present at AAI Leadership Forum, March 16

On Saturday, March 16, 2013, CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Aymen Abdel Halim will present at a workshop on digital storytelling as a part of the Asian American Institute’s 9th Annual Leadership Forum.

Vocalo, 89.5 FM: Aymen Abdel Halim discusses the portrayal of Muslims in U.S. media

Shows like ‘Homeland’ and ’24’, or movies like ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ might make us think “this must be how it really goes down” – but how do you separate truth from fiction in media?

WBEZ, Worldview: Ahmed Rehab discusses the history of Egyptian cinema

Film contributor Milos Stehlik and Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director of CAIR-Chicago, discuss some of Egypt’s most well-known directors and the history of Egypt’s film industry.

Patheos: #MyJihad is Language

There is a public education campaign making some waves titled “#MyJihad.” Their homepage proclaims their mission as “Taking back Islam from Muslim and anti-Muslim extremists alike.”

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Al Arabiya News: U.S. Muslims to reclaim ‘Jihad’ with an ad campaign

US Muslims launched an advertising and social media campaign Friday in the hopes of reclaiming the word jihad from extremists who insist on equating the spiritual quest with terrorism.