Tag Archives: Muslims

Controversy Surrounds Germany’s Circumcision Law

By Eva Harder Circumcision was touted as a cure for paralysis in the 19th century, but it has managed to do something even more remarkable in the 21st. The procedure has brought Jews and Muslims together. A regional court in … Continue reading

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News Framing & Xenophobia: How Can a Hijab be a Threat?

by Fatemeh Shahkolahi I take issue with what the media in the United States decide to cover. I have a problem with what the media term to be “newsworthy.” I don’t appreciate the framing of some news stories, especially when … Continue reading

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How Does Peace Journalism Apply to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

(Editor’s Note: Some students in the International Media program at American University are now researching their final capstone projects. These projects will take the form of either scholarly papers, or professional and creative projects. We are posting proposals and updates … Continue reading

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How American Media Frame Arab Culture Since the Arab Spring

(Editor’s Note: Some students in the International Media program at American University are now researching their final capstone projects. These projects will take the form of either scholarly papers, or professional and creative projects. We are posting proposals and updates … Continue reading

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Bracing for the Holidays with Little Mosque on the Prairie

by Tara Ashraf Christmastime  is coming.  That means it’s time for another eight hours of the day devoted to a holiday not all of us celebrate but all of us are meant to enjoy. When I was growing up, I … Continue reading

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