Study Guide: Ayesha Khan Interview

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1. In this interview, Ayesha Khan describes news organizations as being very close to monolithic. Do you think is assessment is accurate? Explain your answer and use examples.

2. What documentaries does Ayesha Khan mention in the interview? What are these documentaries about?

3. What is Sufism?

4. Ayesha Khan suggests that after 9/11 Muslims needed to start representing themselves in the media. Do you think it is beneficial or a hindrance to journalism when groups of people attempt to represent themselves in the media?

5. Do you think documentaries, such as those produced by Ayesha Khan, are beneficial? Should journalists pay more attention to documentaries? Explain.