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Let’s count the stereotypes: covering Islam, Oct.27

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Miss USA Click on Miss USA for the video. Let’s count the sterotypes, as Mona ElTahawy does in this Time.com video. Let’s count them so we don’t repeat them in what we report. But how do we know what’s a stereotype? How do we focus our reporting so that it is real and compelling and […]

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We are not alone – No Estamos Solos

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We are overwhelmed by the violence stories. They offer no hope. They promise no better tomorrow. They weigh on you. They turn lives into stereotypes. But it doesn’t have to be that way The Back of the Yards council is calling on the black and Latino news media to take part in a month long […]

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Oct. 27 – Reporting on Islam, a forum – الكتابة عن الإسلام

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More than ever before, there’s a need to look at how we report on Islam. What more do we need to know? What basics are we not reporting? What’s been the reality, the toll and the impact of the anti-Muslim fervor? What are the human stories that need to be told today about Islam here […]

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