CAIR Georgia delivered a presentation about Muslims in the media to a journalism class at Auburn University last week. An Auburn professor invited CAIR Georgia Executive Director Edward Ahmed Mitchell to discuss how Muslims interact with the media.
“The media obviously plays a huge role in how the American people perceive their Muslim neighbors,” said Mitchell, a former reporter. “Unfortunately, Muslim extremists and anti-Muslim bigots often drive media coverage. Mainstream Musims must therefore redouble our efforts to deliver our message to local and national reporters.