Fueling our fears; stereotyping, media coverage, and public opinion of Muslim Americans.9780742539846
Fueling our fears; stereotyping, media coverage, and public opinion of Muslim Americans.
Nacos, Brigitte L. and Oscar Torres-Reyna.
Rowman & Littlefield
The authors (professors of political science at Columbia U.) conduct content analysis on US national media coverage of Muslims in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. and abroad, the September 11th attacks On September 11, 2001, in the deadliest case of domestic Terrorism in the history of the United States, a group of 19 terrorists hijacked four U.S. airliners for use as missiles against targets in New York City and Washington, D.C. , and the "War on Terror This article is about U.S. actions, and those of other states, after September 11, 2001. For other conflicts, see Terrorism.
The War on Terror (also known as the War on Terrorism " and explore connections with public attitudes towards Muslims and important issues of war and peace. They describe a brief period of improvement in media depictions of Muslims and on inclusion of Muslim voices following the 9-11 attacks that unfortunately reverted re·vert
intr.v. re·vert·ed, re·vert·ing, re·verts
1. To return to a former condition, practice, subject, or belief.
2. Law To return to the former owner or to the former owner's heirs. back to its previous imbalance and describe one newspaper's coverage as an exemplary alternative to the overall media inadequacies. Looking at American public attitudes, they not surprisingly find that heavier news consumers were more likely to be fearful of additional terrorist attacks and support the curtailment Curtailment
The act of contracting or reducing operations of a company in the hope of bringing it financial or operational stability. This management technique is often used when a company has grown too fast and is unable to effectively manage its operations. of Muslims' civil liberties. They also provide a depressing discussion of the media's coverage of the question of torture prior to and following the Abu Ghraib See Abu Ghraib prison and Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse.
The city of Abu Ghraib (BGN/PCGN romanization: Abū Ghurayb; أبو غريب in Arabic) in the Anbar Governorate of Iraq is located 32 kilometres (20 mi) west of scandal and conclude with a discussion of Muslim Americans' views about media and its influence on American politics and the general public.
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