U.S. Newspapers provide nuanced picture of Islam

Brian J. Bowe, Shahira Fahmy, Jorg Matthes

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This study examines how Islam is covered in 18 large circulation U.S. newspapers and finds six frames that draw a nuanced picture of how Islam is framed in the news media. Two frames are negative, one is positive and three are neutral.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)42-57
Number of pages16
JournalNewspaper Research Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Communication


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