The small, fledgling Muslim media needs much support to keep publishing and producing content that accurately and authentically represents Islam and Muslims. Here are 10 ways every Muslim can and must support our voice.
In over 30 years, Muslims and the media have gone from being a virtual non-issue to becoming the subject of books, conferences, articles, meetings with media outlets and PhD.. dissertations. This relationship has undergone continued strain, and more recently, positive change.
In this interview with Dr. Ahmadullah Siddiqi, author of "Islam, Muslims and Media: Myths and Realities", Siddiqi shares his journey to becoming a Muslim media scholar and activist, as well as providing an important analysis of the ongoing negative coverage of Islam and Muslims in Western media, along with practical advice for activism in this area.
This is a list of resources, primarily books and magazine articles, from Dr. Ahmadullah Siddiqi's book "Islam, Muslims and Media... Myths and Realities" that focus on the topic of how Muslims are portrayed in Western movies, televsion programs, and press.
The letters to the editor section of a newspaper is its most widely read section. In the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks, this section has been a battleground for pro- and anti-Muslim views. This is a short guide to writing an effective letter to the editor.
A profile of the now-defunct Muslim magazine Impact International, which offered unique news and analysis of global developments relating to Islam and Muslims for over 30 years before it could no longer publish due to lack of funding.
Sound Vision aims to produce content that helps build bridges of understanding among Muslims and their neighbors, with emphasis on youth.
Sound Vision would like to see Muslims achieve their full potential as dynamic and creative individuals, who are comfortable with themselves and their environment.
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Radio Islam is America's only live daily Muslim radio talk show that provides a two-way conversation on the air with Muslims and their neighbors in the Chicagoland area.
MuslimFest is an award-winning annual festival celebrating the best in Muslim art, culture, and entertainment, attended by 25,000 visitors in Toronto, Canada, every year.
Adam's World is a series of videos featuring two Muslim puppets, Adam and his sister Aneesah. Adam's World has been a source of creative Islamic education for thousands of young Muslims growing up in North America and Europe.
One America Coalition, includes groups like the ACLU, Daily Kos, J Street, Voto Latino, Color of Change, Sound Vision, Charter for Compassion, the Interfaith Center of New York, among 50 other civil liberties and interfaith organizations.