Covering Islam: How the Media and the Experts Determine How We See the Rest of the World (Fully Revised Edition)
Random House, 4 sept. 2008 - 272 pages
From the Iranian hostage crisis through the Gulf War and the World Trade Centre bombing, the West has been haunted by a spectre called 'Islam'. As portrayed by the news media - and by a chorus of government, academic and corporate experts - 'Islam' is synonymous with terrorism and religious hysteria. At the same time, Islamic countries use Islam to justify unrepresentative and often oppressive regimes.
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I really struggled with this book. The author writes well enough but I felt he was too close to his subject to be objective. I have no doubt that the media protrays Islam in a biased way but Said is ... Consulter l'avis complet