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Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys: News & Media

A project of the National Endowment for the Humanities is aimed to familiarize public audiences in the United States with the people, places, history, faith and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the globe.

News & Media

Listed here are links to various English language sites that focus on Muslim regions of the world, or on issues related to Muslim life and culture. Some sites below are news based, some informative, some potentially challenging.

Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera Center for Studies

BBC News - Middle East

BBC News -Africa

BBC Academy College of Journalism 

Huffington Post Islam

IINA International Islamic News Agency


The Muslim News

Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life: Muslims. (Wide range of topics. Highly recommended.)

Pew Research Global Attitudes Project

      Most Muslims Want Democracy

      The Great Divide: How Westerners and Muslims View Each Other

      The World's Msulims: United in Faith; Diverse in Practice 

USC Annenberg

      Islam: Growing in Number; Changing in Image

TED Talk: Mustafa Akyol: Faith Versus Traditions in Islam

TED Talk: On Reading the Koran

Ted Talk: Sheikha Al Mayassa: globalizing the Local, Localizing the Global