Fox News’ recent interview with Reza Aslan caused waves in the internet world as outwardly Islamophobic. Communications Intern Shaiesha Moore explores the more subtle forms of Islamophobia present in the media that often go unnoticed.
Matthew Barry, contributor for the Chicago Monitor, responds to Pamela Geller’s recent attack on his piece in the Monitor about the #MyJihad campaign.
Ahmed Rehab and Rabya Khan participated in a commemoration for Illinois House Resolution 1193 which addresses hate crimes against minorities including Sikh and Muslim Americans.
In a recent article titled “Israel warns against Palestinian U.N. bid,” dated on November 29th, 2012, USA Today failed to administer a culturally sensitive report, which I find reprehensible by way of lazy journalism.
CAIR-Chicago responds with a letter to the producer of KFKF 94.1 in Kansas City, Missouri about their tasteless game show: “Beat the Terrorist.”
European courts have deemed American prisons to be compatible with human rights standards. Chris Hedges, in his op-ed, “What Is Happening to Muslims Will Happen to the Rest of Us,” however, tells us that this is not the case.
Eager to hold media accountable and change negative media depictions of Muslims, a CAIR-Chicago volunteer wrote to Newsweek to express her disappointment with their ‘Muslim rage’ issue. Her letter was published.
The Sep. 24 Newsweek cover image with the title “Muslim Rage” and the article associated with it by Ayaan Hirsi Ali is bigoted and stereotypical of Islam and Muslims, bringing to question Newsweek’s journalistic integrity.
In reading Steve Huntley’s September 13th op-ed, “Must wage war on Islamic fanatics,” it presented some troubling issues.
Today the media’s silence repeats itself with Burma, where systemic ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya ethnic group is taking place to the yawns of an indifferent world.