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

Anti-war Law School Professor Sends Email Criticizing Care Packages for U.S. Troops

Professor Michael Avery, a specialist in constitutional law at Suffolk University Law School in Boston sent out an email criticising the solicitation of care-packages for U.S. Troops, the following is the email as found in its entirety. I think it is shameful that it is perceived as legitimate to solicit in an academic institution for … Continue reading Anti-war Law School Professor Sends Email Criticizing Care Packages for U.S. Troops

Sunday Telegraph lies for good ‘Angry Muslims’ story?

It seems that the Sunday Telegraph writers may have been naughty little journalists and misreported what Professor Steve Jones actually said at the Hay Festival. I guess as Muslims we should not be surprised that a national newspaper has misreported on an issue about Islam. Below is a letter from Professor Jones confirming what he … Continue reading Sunday Telegraph lies for good ‘Angry Muslims’ story?