Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Details

Dreher, T. 2010, 'Community media intervention', in M. Abdalla, J. Ewart & H. Rane (eds), Islam and the Australian News Media, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne. pp. 185

Additional Publication Information

ISBN: 9780522856408


There is ample research identifying the many 'problems' in media representations of Australian Muslims and Islam in the Australian media. Increasingly, media researchers and government bodies advocate training and funding for communities subjected to media racism to 'speak up' and talk back' in the news media. Indeed, the skilling up and empowerment of Muslim communities has emerged as the preferrred strategy for change in the reporting of Islam in the Australian media.