Exposure to Muslims in Media and Intergroup Relations
|Exposure to Muslims in Media and Intergroup RelationsMONDAY, MARCH 21, 2016, 12 – 1:30PM EDT|
This talk examines how Muslims are represented in American media and how these representations influence intergroup relations between Muslim and non-Muslim Americans. First, Dr. Saleem examines the effects of media portrayals of Muslims on majority members’ perceptions of Muslims and support for public policies harming Muslims internationally and domestically. Next, her research considers how media representations of Muslims influence Muslim American individuals’ sense of identity, civic engagement, and relations with the majority.