Racism, Islamophobia and Western Media: An Analysis How Western Media Portrays Muslims and Islam in the West
This article is a meta-analysis that investigates how Muslims and Islam are portrayed by the Western media. It purposes that the Western media often represents the Muslims as murderous, frame out as terrorists and also present the incorrect information about the Muslims and Islam. The paper presents the pragmatic evidences about the treatment of Western media with Muslims and Islam that follows the particular pattern of framing based on deviance. In this article the secondary data has been used to dig out the clear concept of Islamophobia. However, as scholarly inquiry into this topic remains relatively embryonic, this article seeks to contribute new thinking and ideas about, how to better comprehend, conceptualize and subsequently understand the Islamophobia. This article suggests the modernized tactics to reduce the discriminatory structures and the disruption of mechanisms that propagate racism. In this affection, particularly in the background of independent and human rights based framework, it is responsibility of the media to check information which conveys regarding racial identities is truthful, ethical and transparent.