The criminalisation of Islam in the British media

Professor Paul Baker of Lancaster University carried out a unique research entitled, 'The Representation of Islam and Muslims in the UK Press 1998-2009'. Along with three other academics, Professor Baker embarked on a rigorous study that involved the analysis of more than 200,000 articles, equating to over 147million words of journalism. The use of "corpus … Continue reading The criminalisation of Islam in the British media

New Inventions

Used for years as an excellent tool for Dawah activities, Islamic websites and social media have been proved as a perfect tool to gather support for the needy, after a successful campaign went viral to offer help for a Muslim heart transplant patient. Maria’s case went viral at social media after her family launched a … Continue reading New Inventions

Where is the “Muslim World”? A Speech on Media Bias

http://youtu.be/nRz6PBDHJqc?t=2m7s How are Muslims and Islam talked about in the UK press? This is the question linguist Professor Tony McEnery wanted to answer. His team looked at the usage of the phrase 'Muslim World', and Mr McEnery argues that this phrase, which was used 11,000 times in articles discussing Islam written from 1998 to 2009 … Continue reading Where is the “Muslim World”? A Speech on Media Bias

The side of Muslims the media never wants to show you

Project Clean For Peace. #MuslimLove from Syed Muzamil Hasan Zaidi on Vimeo. "Here's the other side of Newsweek's Muslim Rage photo. Something the mainstream media wouldn't be too keen to show you in highlighted characters and red strips. Today, tens of hundreds of people showed up from 8 year olds to 60+ senior citizens in … Continue reading The side of Muslims the media never wants to show you

Jihad

Jihad.....The favourite word of the Western media used to describe acts of violence and terrorism by Islamic extremists. Jihad....A favourite word used by so called Mullahs' to attribute punishment against the West and Non Believers. Jihad seems to have become the buzz word for ways to describe a negative with both the Western media and … Continue reading Jihad