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Pointing the Finger: Islam and Muslims in the British Media

Julian Petley, Robin Ricahrdson

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ISBN 10: 1851688129 / ISBN 13: 9781851688128
Published by Oneworld
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2011. Paperback. The only detailed examination of how the British media treat Muslims Num Pages: 320 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; JFD; JFSR2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 26. Weight in Grams: 512. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781851688128

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Title: Pointing the Finger: Islam and Muslims in ...

Publisher: Oneworld

Binding: Soft cover

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Ever since 9/11, Muslims and Islam have dominated the headlines in the UK. With one leading newspaper describing the Muslim community as a troublesome minority”, the media has often been accused of hostility. In this illuminating study, several leading commentators examine the phenomenon of Islamophobia” and ask how to tackle it. Charting recent media controversies and including interviews from Muslim journalists, this is a captivating insight into how Muslims are depicted in the West. Julian Petley is professor of Film and Television at Brunel University. Robin Richardson is Co-director of the Instead consultancy and author of Islamophobia.

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Julian Petley is professor of Film and Television at Brunel University. He is the author of several books on censorship, and has written for the Guardian and Independent. Robin Richardson is Co-director of the Instead consultancy, focusing on issues of equality and diversity. His previous roles include director of the Runnymede Trust and chief inspector of education in the London borough of Brent. He is the author of Islamophobia: a challenge for us all.

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