Islam, Mullahs And The Media

Writer Kenan Malik explores how perceptions of Islam have been shaped by the media.

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01Are All Muslims The Same?20090813

Writer Kenan Malik explores how perceptions of Islam have been shaped by the media, considering what it means in Britain to call yourself 'Muslim'.

Kenan Malik considers what it means in Britain to call yourself 'Muslim'.

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Kenan explores the popular perception of Muslim women and compares the debate that surrounds the wearing of the hijab with that of hoodies. He talks to Maryam Namazie, spokesperson for One Law for All Campaign, an organisation that works against Sharia Law in Britain, and Greater London Authority culture tsar Munira Mirza

03Changing Perceptions20090827

Kenan considers how our perceptions of Muslims have changed over the years. What has been the effect of events such as 9/11 and their coverage by the media?

Kenan Malik considers how our perceptions of Muslims have changed over the years.

04Islamophopbia20090903

Kenan discusses Islamophobia with Inayat Bunglawala of the Muslim Council of Britain and others. Kenan questions the concept of Islamophobia, while acknowledging the reality of anti-Muslim prejudice and the dangers of self-censorship in an increasingly heated debate.

Kenan discusses Islamophobia and the dangers of self-censorship.

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Kenan examines the impact that television shows may have had on the treatment of Muslim detainees, and the responsibilities programme makers and artists face when dealing with Islamic issues.

The impact that television shows may have had on the treatment of Muslim detainees.