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Arabs and Muslims in the media

Evelyn Alsultany

Arabs and Muslims in the media

race and representation after 9/11

by Evelyn Alsultany

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arabs on television,
  • Muslims on television,
  • Television programs,
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology) on television,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEvelyn Alsultany
    SeriesCritical cultural communication
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1992.8.A7 A58 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25156970M
    ISBN 109780814707319, 9780814707326, 9780814729175, 9780814738146
    LC Control Number2011051502

    Evelyn Alsutany, a professor on American Culture at the University of Michigan, points out in this eye-opening book that after 9/11, there was “an increase in both the incidence of hate crimes and government policies that targeted Arabs and Muslims and the proliferation of sympathetic portrayals of Arabs and Muslims in the U.S. media.”. Arabs and Muslims are represented in the media, and their negative treatment at the hands of the US state in everyday life. Alsultany to her credit also attempts to engage with the consumption and Author: Anamik Saha.

    After 9/11 a strange thing happened: there was an increase in sympathetic portrayals of Arabs and Muslims on US television. If a TV drama or Hollywood film represented an Arab or Muslim as a. Just as three-quarters of Americans could not distinguish between the Indo-European Iranians and the Semitic Arabs, according to Shaheen, nearly 40 percent of America’s Muslims are African-Americans, but the U.S. media “tend to identify them all with Louis Farrakhan’s radical and .

    Islamophobia in the media refers to the occurrence or perception that media outlets tend to cover Muslims or Islam-related topics in a negative light. Islamophobia is defined as "Intense dislike or fear of Islam, esp. as a political force; hostility or prejudice towards Muslims".   After 9/11, there was an increase in both the incidence of hate crimes and government policies that targeted Arabs and Muslims and the proliferation of sympathetic portrayals of Arabs and Muslims in the U.S. media. Arabs and Muslims in the Media examines this paradox and investigates the increase of sympathetic images of "the enemy" during the /5(35).


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After 9/11, there was an increase in both the incidence of hate crimes and government policies that targeted Arabs and Muslims and the proliferation of sympathetic portrayals of Arabs and Muslims in the U.S. media. Arabs and Muslims in the Media examines this paradox and investigates the increase of sympathetic images of “the enemy” during Cited by: This is a thought provoking book that challenges readers to take a more nuanced view of how Arabs and Muslims are portrayed in the media.

Alsultany presents the idea of 'simplified complex representations', or ways in which media attempt to represent Arabs and Muslims in a positive light, but which ultimately fail if the overall narrative is negative/5.

After 9/11, there was an increase in both the incidence of hate crimes and government policies that targeted Arabs and Muslims and the proliferation of sympathetic portrayals of Arabs and Muslims in the U.S. media. Arabs and Muslims in the Media examines this paradox and investigates the increase of sympathetic images of “the enemy” during Reviews: 1.

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Arabs and Muslims in the Media examines this paradox and investigates the increase of sympathetic images of &#;the enemy&# Arabs and Muslims in the Media: Race and Representation after 9/ New York University Press, | Purchase on Amazon.

After 9/11, there was an increase in both the incidence of hate crimes and government policies that targeted Arabs and Muslims and the proliferation of sympathetic portrayals of Arabs and Muslims in the U.S.

media. After 9/11, there was an increase in both the incidence of hate crimes and government policies that targeted Arabs and Muslims and the proliferation of sympathetic portrayals of Arabs and Muslims in the U.S.

media. Arabs and Muslims in the Media examines this paradox and investigates the increase of sympathetic images of “the enemy” during. Nearly 50% of adults believe there is a persistent negative media bias against Muslims and 44% believe the same of Arabs/Arab Americans.

Portrayals of Jews and Africans Americans With the long history of Hollywood’s stereotyping of Arabs and Muslims (the history of which is explored throughout this online exhibit), the NVP survey results are. Evelyn Alsultany’s Arabs and Muslims in the Media: Race and Representation after 9/11 does a great job of situating media makers and consumers within the context of social and political consequences of media production.

The book is well-written and accessible while also being enjoyable making it a great choice for teaching.

By Muniba Saleem, University of Michigan-Dearborn Many Americans learn most of what they know about Arabs and Muslims from the media, but television, newspapers, and movies do not always portray Arabs and Muslims positively. Negative Arab stereotypes outnumber positive portrayals across media types, including newspapers, television and movies, children’s literature, and web.

stereotypical images of Arabs and Muslims and that the sole difference between the past and the present lies chiefly in the means and not in the content. This article also seeks to outline the way Muslims and Arabs are conceptualized in the Western media together with the Cited by: 7. Planet of the Arabs is a experimental short on Hollywood’s negative depiction of Arabs and Muslims through the decades.

Inspired by Dr. Jack Shaheen’s book “Reel Bad Arabs”, Planet was an official selection at the Sundance Film Festival, won the “Best Editing” award at the Cinematexas Film Festival, continues to screen at art exhibits and used in classrooms as an educational tool.

The study showed that “international Muslim students share the view that the British media present a distorted view of Islam and Muslim countries According to participants in this study, such misrepresentations have led to Muslims being treated with suspicion by the non-Muslim community, and to occasional acts of physical and verbal abuse.

The Journal of Arab and Muslim Media Research is a peer-reviewed academic publication dedicated to the study of communication, culture and society in the Arab and Muslim world. It aims to lead the debate about the rapid changes in media and society in that part of the world.

This journal is also interested in diasporic media like satellite TV, radio and new media especially in Europe and North. The media has a lot to do with what we think about the Muslim and Arabs, they show us all the negative things that are linked with the Muslim cultural. As a nation we think that Muslims and Arabs are notoriously violent people, so the media in return feeds us back what they think we like.

Read "Arabs and Muslims in the Media Race and Representation after 9/11" by Evelyn Alsultany available from Rakuten Kobo. After 9/11, there was an increase in both the incidence of hate crimes and government policies that targeted Arabs and M Brand: NYU Press.

In Arabs and Muslims in the Media: Race and Representation after 9/11, Evelyn Alsultany provides a useful resource for those who are interested in thinking through our “postracial” social moment generally and in the representational strategies deployed against Arabs and Muslims specifically.

1 An accessible yet theoretically sound work, this book was very well received by my students at. “Arabs and Muslims in the Media” New class at University of Michigan, Dearborn Arab American professor Dr.

Hani Bawadi blames the U.S. Media for the false images of Arabs and Muslims that are projected in Western countries like America. He’ll be teaching a new class at the University of Michigan on the media, Arabs and Muslims.

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Her book, Arabs and Muslims in the Media: Race and Representation after 9/11, traverses some of the same terrain as Shaheen’s Guilty but offers a more detailed evaluation of the methods employed by media makers to defuse dominant negative stereotypes in their productions.

She demonstrates that after September 11 there was a proliferation.