New Media Project: The Media’s Portrayal of Islam and Buddhism when covering the conflict in Burma

Posted on May 16, 2013 by


This video will discuss how the media portrays both Buddhism and Islam in news concerning the religious conflict in Burma.

Azmi, Razi, “Thinking Aloud : Myth of Buddhist non-violence” Daily Times, May 8 2013

“Burma: Before & After Satellite Images Detail Destruction” Huffington Post Blog, April 1, 2013–after-satel_b_2992730.html

Buncombe, Andrew, “Muslims targeted during more violence against Burma’s minority community” The Independent, April 30, 2013

Campbell, Charlie, “Burma Accused of ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ of Rohingya Muslims” Time, April 23, 2013

Campbell, Charlie, “In Burma, Satellite Images Show Extent of Religious Violence” Time World, April 2,2013

Crossette, Barbara, “Buddhist Violence in Burma” The Nation, April 30, 2013

Hia Tun, Aung and Zayar Oo, Min, “Fire at Islamic school kills 13 boys in Myanmar” Reuters, April 2, 2013

Pasick, Adam, “Violent anti-Muslim riots in Myanmar prove that “militant Buddhist” isn’t an oxymoron” Quartz, April 2, 2013

Pitman, Todd and Htun, Yadana, “Burma Muslim Face Uncertain Future After Attacks” Time, May 1, 2013

Strathern, Alan, “Why are Buddhist monks attacking Muslims?” BBC, May 1, 2013

Vrieze, Paul, “Religious Freedom in Burma Among the Worst in the World: US Report” The Irrawaddy, May 2, 2013

Walton, Matthew, “Buddhism turns violent in Myanmar” Asia Times, April 2, 2013

Zarni, Maung, “Myanmar’s neo-Nazi Buddhists get free rein” Asia Times, April 9, 2013

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