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Islamophobia in the press must be tackled head-on. Silence is not an option

By Miqdaad Versi

02 Dec 2021 · 3 min read

Our analysis shows that almost two-thirds of articles paint Muslims in a negative light.

Last week, the Labour MP Naz Shah observed that “Islamophobia has now passed the ‘mainstream media test’”. The report published this week by the Muslim Council of Britain’s Centre for Media Monitoring shows that she’s right.

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