This text looks at the ways in which Jews, Muslims and the conflict between them has been covered in the modern media. Both Jews and Muslims generally receive a 'bad press'. This book will try to reveal why. The media have clearly played a pro-active role in the Middle East conflict, the coverage of which is obscured by the contrasting images of Jew and Muslim in western thought.

chapter |12 pages


part |2 pages

PART I Jews and Muslims: portraying communities

part |2 pages

PART II Mass media and the conflict in the Middle East