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Muslim media

OIC channel to confront Islamophobia, boost unity

By P.K. Abdul Ghafour | 20 Feb 2013

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation yesterday emphasized its plan to establish an effective satellite television channel to confront Islamophobia and strengthen economic ties between member countries.

“We’ll hold a four-day meeting of experts at OIC headquarters here from Saturday to discuss various aspects of the project in order to present it at the next meeting of OIC information ministers,” said Essam Salim Al-Shanti, director of the media department.

Media campaign to spell out Haj do’s and don’ts

Source : Arab News | 28 Sep 2012

Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, who is also chairman of the Central Haj Committee, will inaugurate the fifth national media campaign for Haj pilgrims on Saturday.

Powerful media key to Muslim uplift

By P.K Abdul Ghafour | Arab News | Jakarta / 14 Dec 2011

Indonesian Vice President Boediono opened a three-day international Islamic media conference in Jakarta this week and emphasized the importance of a strong and free media to boost social, educational, economic and political development of Muslim countries.

Muslims seek to bring their perspective to Hollywood

Source : Gillian Flaccus | AP
LOS ANGELES | 03 Feb 2011

After years of watching Muslims portrayed as terrorists in mainstream TV and movies, an advocacy group hopes to change that image by grooming a crop of aspiring Muslim screenwriters who can bring their stories — and perspective — to Hollywood.

The Muslim Public Affairs Council is hosting a series of workshops taught by Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated veterans over the next month, an initiative that builds on the group’s outreach for a more representative picture of Muslim-Americans on the screen.

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