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Protection or Plunder?

June 1, 2018

Perhaps you’ve seen or heard it —  the New York Times‘ new series and podcast called
The Caliphate.   The series follows reporter Rukmini Callimachi as she reports on the Islamic State (ISIS).  It’s been getting a lot of attention.  And, it’s raised some important ethical questions for journalists.  Here’s Maryam  Saleh, story editor for The Intercept:

The New York Times published an investigation of ISIS last month based on files reporter Rukmini Callimachi removed from Iraq,

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Exciting News

May 4, 2018

I am thrilled to announce that Round Earth Media is one of just 15 organizations chosen to receive a much-coveted grant from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art. This support will allow us to develop and launch a cultural news desk with the goal of illuminating the experiences and lives of US and internationally based Muslim artists.

The abyss that now separates us from each other and even from our own understanding of ourselves has grown wide enough to swallow our decency and civility whole.

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