Tag: JOURNALISM

Obituary 5 Min Read

Condolences to Wael al-Dahdouh on his mother’s passing

May Allah have mercy upon the beloved mother of Al Jazeera's brave bureau chief in Gaza City, Wael al-Dahdouh.

Islamic Thought 5 Min Read

Islamic imperative of truth in an age of bias

By outlining the Islamic mandate for principled journalism, we must call for truth despite being in a distortion chamber.

Why Western Governments Hate Julian Assange

From revealing US human rights violations at Guantanamo Bay to Obama’s secret war in Yemen, the arrest of Julian Assange represents an attack on accountability and justice. 

From Watchdog to Lapdog: How Sections of Indian Media are Failing Democracy

“Freedom of the press, if it means anything at all, means the freedom to criticize and oppose.” - George Orwell

The Times’ failed attack against Mend is good news

Every now and then, a servile Islamophobic journalist whips up a hatchet job so embarrassing that even their newspapers seek to bury it in the middle somewhere or behind a subscription-only paywall so it is only read by their faithful. This is what happened after quite a fruitless 3-month “investigation”

Virtual Reality Refugees

Meet the man bringing the issue of immigration detention centres in the UK to the world’s attention through virtual reality film. On a microscopic level, I introduce Darren Emerson, the innovative Director, filmmaker and founder of VR city who simulated a 360° virtual reality film depicting life in the UK immigrant

IERA vindicated after three-year long investigation by Charity Commission?

On Friday 4 November 2016 the Charity Commission published its concluding report into the statutory investigation into the Islamic Education & Research Academy (iERA). This investigation began in 2013 as a result of many malicious allegations against iERA from Islamophobic organisations, thinktanks and journalists, which appear now to have been

The Right-Wing Press: Heirs to the Journalism of Ancient Quraish

Just this weekend, we have seen more than 20 articles, some of which are deserving of front page coverage by the right-wing press. These newspapers appear to have waged an orchestrated and relentless campaign against Muslim dissenters; including Muslim organisations, major and mainstream Muslim scholars, activists and personalities. Selective and

counter terrorism Europe Politics Special UK 3 Min Read

How to complain to the BBC

If you would like to complain to the BBC regarding the recent Panorama programme (mentioned in this article), you can do the following: 1) Log onto: https://ssl.bbc.co.uk/complaints/forms/?reset=#anchor 2) Use the following details for your complaint: Type of complaint: Television Choose channel: BBC One Programme title: Panorama Transmission date: 12/01/2015 Broadcast type: