From Trump to Trolls: How Muslim Media Fights Back

Mar 14, 2017 | 10:00pm – 11:00pm


Amanda Quraishi

Dark Matter Digital Media

Eman Aly

NORC at the University of Chicago

Wajahat Ali

The New York Times

Sharaf Mowjood

Huffington Post

Muslims are very popular on social media, mainstream news and political rhetoric. Everyone is talking or tweeting about us. It's exhausting having to defend, explain and rebut trolls, extremists, and otherwise well-intentioned folks who've been fed ignorance and fear. . Some of us have been tried by fire, and we want to share our best practices with you. Through theory, practice and case studies, we want to share the best strategy to get your message/campaign to rise above the fray.

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: Journalism
Level: Intermediate