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

Posted on May 16, 2013 by

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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  http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2013%5C05%5C08%5Cstory_8-5-2013_pg3_4

“Burma: Before & After Satellite Images Detail Destruction” Huffington Post Blog, April 1, 2013  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/human-rights-watch/burma-before–after-satel_b_2992730.html

Buncombe, Andrew, “Muslims targeted during more violence against Burma’s minority community” The Independent, April 30, 2013 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/muslims-targeted-during-more-violence-against-burmas-minority-community-8598092.html

Campbell, Charlie, “Burma Accused of ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ of Rohingya Muslims” Time, April 23, 2013  http://world.time.com/2013/04/23/burma-accused-of-ethnic-cleansing-for-rohingya-violence/?iid=gs-main-lead

Campbell, Charlie, “In Burma, Satellite Images Show Extent of Religious Violence” Time World, April 2,2013 http://world.time.com/2013/04/02/in-burma-satellite-images-show-extent-of-religious-violence/

Crossette, Barbara, “Buddhist Violence in Burma” The Nation, April 30, 2013 http://www.thenation.com/article/174104/buddhist-violence-burma

Hia Tun, Aung and Zayar Oo, Min, “Fire at Islamic school kills 13 boys in Myanmar” Reuters, April 2, 2013 http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/02/us-myanmar-fire-idUSBRE93101020130402

Pasick, Adam, “Violent anti-Muslim riots in Myanmar prove that “militant Buddhist” isn’t an oxymoron” Quartz, April 2, 2013 http://qz.com/69832/violent-anti-muslim-riots-in-myanmar-prove-that-militant-buddhist-isnt-an-oxymoron/

Pitman, Todd and Htun, Yadana, “Burma Muslim Face Uncertain Future After Attacks” Time, May 1, 2013 http://world.time.com/2013/05/01/burma-anti-muslim-violence-kills-1-injures-9/

Strathern, Alan, “Why are Buddhist monks attacking Muslims?” BBC, May 1, 2013  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22356306

Vrieze, Paul, “Religious Freedom in Burma Among the Worst in the World: US Report” The Irrawaddy, May 2, 2013  http://www.irrawaddy.org/archives/33508

Walton, Matthew, “Buddhism turns violent in Myanmar” Asia Times, April 2, 2013 http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/SEA-01-020413.html

Zarni, Maung, “Myanmar’s neo-Nazi Buddhists get free rein” Asia Times, April 9, 2013  http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/SEA-01-090413.html

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