Representation Of Islam

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Poole found that Islam has always been presented as a threat to values held in society, and found it has always been demonised and distorted by the western media. Media representations of Muslims are predominantly negative (2000, p41).
Such representations in the media become so dominant that they alienate any counter disputes. This method of isolation and outrage towards such groups leads to social conflicts such as Islamophobia and hate crimes, thus creating more crime than it prevents.

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