Tag: MEDIA

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The Media Manufactures Disinterest

"Media outlets are not neutral and objective, so don't expect them to be..."

Put your phone down and touch people’s lives

In today’s global village, many of us are instantly aware of something happening on the other side of the planet but detached from meaningful relationships with our neighbours...

“Reforming” Islam to suit popular culture is a bad idea

"As a former practising Christian, I saw first hand the effect of reforming wisdom and morality to suit the whims and desires of some powerful people..."

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Muslim “terror attacks” receive five-times more media coverage than non-Muslim attacks, US study finds

An academic study has shown that terror attacks committed by Muslims in the US receive nearly five times more media attention than those carried out by non-Muslims. Researchers from Georgia State University published their work in a paper entitled, “Why Do Some Terrorist Attacks Receive More Media Attention Than Others?”,

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Setting the Record Straight – Scandals & Propaganda in 2016

Scroll down to see a timeline of some examples of the media and/or state propaganda last year and Islam21c’s attempt at setting the record straight “The mass media serve as a system for communicating messages and symbols to the general populace. It is their function to amuse, entertain, and inform,

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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

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More Muslims burned alive by ISIS

إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون Yet again, we are bombarded with another indescribably horrific video of a torturous murder from the non-Islamic non-State production house; swelling their existing monstrous bunch of psychotic material. As the blood of the world boils at the mere receipt of the news, the silence of

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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

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Reckless Reporting of UNESCO Resolution on Al-Aqsa

UNESCO Resolution on Temple Mount: Alleged Denial of ‘Jewish Links’- Only a Media Spin!  The UNESCO Resolution on “Occupied Palestine” was endorsed recently by its Executive Board which comprised of representatives from 58 states. It was approved by 24 votes to 6, with 26 abstentions and two absentees. And, already,

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Why are we talking about Fireman Sam?

Wrapped in velvet, placed on the highest shelf, perfumed and honoured, the Qur’an has a special place in every Muslim’s heart. The Qur’an is the uncreated speech of the Lord of the Worlds, the Lord and Master of Mankind, the Creator of the Heavens and Earth. Once this is appreciated