Publication: "Racism, press and Islam"

  • Racism, press and Islam
    • Synopsis

      This article was written by one of the most recognized academicians in Discourse Studies, Teun A. Van Dijk.

      Conceptual grounds for racism are described and the importance of discourse in perpetuating and glorifying racism is discussed. The article also shows the way the press depicts Islam and becomes part of the problem. Interesting data are revealed, for instance since the 9-11 attacks, Islam has been portrayed in an increasingly polarized manner and in a negative light.

    • Themes

      Media, Religion and beliefs

    • Authors
      • Teun A. Van Dijk. Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
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      Racism, press and Islam

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