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U.S. Newspapers Provide Nuanced Picture of Islam
Newspaper Research Journal (2015)
  • Brian J. Bowe, Western Washington University
  • Shahira Fahmy, University of Arizona
  • Jörg Matthes, University of Vienna

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.

  • framing,
  • Islam,
  • journalism
Publication Date
Winter 2015
Citation Information
Brian J. Bowe, Shahira Fahmy and Jörg Matthes. "U.S. Newspapers Provide Nuanced Picture of Islam" Newspaper Research Journal Vol. 36 Iss. 1 (2015)
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