Elizabeth Poole

Navigating journalistic spaces: British Muslim media producers

Much has been written about changes to media production brought about by a wide range of phenomena including technological developments and processes of globalisation. These have had an impact on both professional practices and media content. These trends have taken place against a background of transnational migration increasing cultural diversity across Europe. This chapter is based on the findings of a research project that aimed to explore the role of Muslims in media production in the UK in a range of media contexts. The research shows how Muslims negotiate their identities in various media environments in order to create a space in which to construct their own narratives and the challenges they face in doing so.

Keywords: Muslim media, minority media, production, journalism practice, diasporic media


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