Islam, Muslims and Journalism. Guidelines for Media

Language, the tool the journalist uses to describe the world around us, is also a factor when it comes to defining and constructing our imaginaries, the frameworks and settings within which we encase our immediate universe. Islam, Muslims and Journalism. Guidelines for Media seeks to provide data and recommendations so that journalists take into account the conceptual frameworks -which are loaded with negative stereotypes- within which we unconsciously constrict Islam and Muslims.

This guide has been produced by Fundación Al Fanar in collaboration with European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed)Collectif Contre l’Islamophobie en Belgique (CCIB)Media Diversity Institute (MDI)NOOR FoundationEuropean Federation of Journalists (EFJ)Observatorio Español del Racismo y la Xenofobia (OBERAXE) and has been co-financed by IEMed within the framework of the Observatory of Islamophobia in the
Media project, and the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme 2014-
2020, as part of the Stop-islamophobia project.