Pointing the Finger : Islam and Muslims in the British Media, Paperback Book

Pointing the Finger : Islam and Muslims in the British Media Paperback


Ever since 9/11, Muslims and Islam have dominated the headlines in the UK.

In this important book, several leading media commentators examine the phenomenon of `Islamophobia' and ask how we can tackle it.

Charting recent media controversies, from the Archbishop of Canterbury's comments on Sharia law to the veil `debate', the book argues that media hostility to Islam alienates Muslims and undermines efforts to combat extremism. With interviews from Muslim journalists and examples of press-fuelled myths about Islam in Britain, this is a captivating insight into how Muslims are depicted in the West.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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  • Category: Media studies
  • ISBN: 9781851688128

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