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Delivering a chain of case experiences of contemporary media controversies, this assortment attracts on new views in cultural reviews to think about a wide selection of pictures. The ebook recommend how we'd in achieving a extra refined figuring out of debatable photographs and negotiate the tough terrain of the recent media panorama.

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Still, throughout periods of transition, Islamic tradition held most closely to the iconoclastic doctrine, and aversion to bodily images of the Prophet grew to become a widely held cultural piety. The case of the Danish cartoons On 30 September 2005, Jyllands-Posten, a Danish national newspaper with a circulation of 150,000, printed 12 cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad on page 3 of the second section of the newspaper. Some of the drawings were innocuous, such as one depicting the Prophet dressed in simple white attire and sandals, holding a staff and leading a pack-animal.

Mohamed Abdul Bari, chairman of the East London Mosque, explained that ‘the hallmark of any civilized society is not just that it allows freedom of speech, but that it accepts this freedom also has limits’ (Akbar et al. 2006). Thus, within this discourse community, free expression did not extend to a critique of beliefs or traditions associated with the representation of the Prophet. Freedom of expression was valued, but only within the constraints of religious piety. Arguments grounded in political values also located the debate in a context of free speech, but in a markedly different fashion.

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