LINKS TO RESOURCES
STORIES BY CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS
Kay Campbell, Huntsville (Ala.) Times:
9/11 journey: One Christian's exploration of Islam, Sept. 8, 2011
Maureen Hayden, Austin (Texas) American-Statesman:
American Muslims seeing positive signs 10 years after 9/11 attacks. Sept. 6, 2011
Daniels hosts Indiana’s Muslims during Ramadan, Aug. 27, 2011
Joshunda Sanders, Austin (Texas) American-Statesman:
In the decade since Sept.11, reflections on faith, Sept. 10, 2011
After a month of fasting, decadent dishes for area Muslims, Aug. 30, 2011
Blog: Of sacred and secular.
STORIES BY CONFERENCE SPEAKERS
Joe Grimm, in Freedom Forum Diversity Institute Website:
Post-9/11 Arab Americans Tell Their Stories in AAJA Project
Lawrence Pintak and Syed Javed Nazir, in the NY Times OpEd section:
Op-chart: Inside the Muslim (Journalist’s) Mind, Feb. 12, 2011
Bob Smietana, the (Nashville) Tennessean:
Islamic spokesman balances medicine, religion, family, Dec. 12, 2011
Book urges tolerance by putting face on Islam, Sept. 25, 2011
Muslim charity's work, reputation at stake over IRS filings, June 29, 2011
Anti-Islam group finds fertile ground in Nashville. July 10, 2011
Anti-Muslim crusaders make millions spreading fear, Oct. 24, 2010
Islam for Journalists: A Crash Course for Reporters - Washington State University / Poynter online training course created by Lawrence Pintak and former Chicago Tribune Middle East correspondent Stephen Franklin.
NewsU: Religion, Culture and Society: Getting Beyond the Cliches - Poynter online training.
islawmix.org/ - A project of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.
The ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Case Study - The International Center on Media & the Public Agenda, University of Maryland, and the Gabinete de Comunicación y Educación (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain), in partnership with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations.
Best Practices for Reporting on Islam - Michigan State University School of Journalism.
Islam, Reporting in Context and with Clarity - Nieman Reports, Summer 2007.
Covering Islam and Muslims in America - Western Knight Center for Specialized Journalism, 2005.
Religion Link: Islam archive - Religion Newswriters and Religion News LLC.
2011 Muslim American survey - Pew Research Center.
Who in Tennessee thinks the Constitution doesn’t protect Islam? - MTSU Poll, October 19, 2010.
Islam, A Short History - by Karen Armstrong. Available as a free ebook download.
These links are to material that may be of interest to participants of this conference. The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the positions of and are not endorsed by the MTSU School of Journalism, the First Amendment Center, Poynter Institute, McCormick Foundation and the conference organizers.
Fear, Inc.: The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America - PDF from the Center for American Progress, Aug. 2011.
The Man Behind the Anti-Shariah Movement - Andrea Elliott, NY Times, July 30, 2011.
Fair to Muslims? - Akbar Ahmed, NY Times oped, March 8, 2011.
Drawing U.S. Crowds With Anti-Islam Message - Laurie Goodstein, NY Times, March 7, 2011.
Not Welcome - promo version of an upcoming documentary by Murfreesboro filmmaker Eric Bell.
Hate Comes to Orange County - youtube video produced by CAIR.