We need to talk about Julia Hartley-Brewer

Arzu argues that the normalisation of the TalkTV journalist’s behaviour in a recent interview should be too much even for institutionally racist media companies to stomach.   The video of Julia Hartley-Brewer ‘interviewing’ Palestinian MP Mustafa Barghouti last week is doing the rounds.  Rightly so.  It is a shocking piece of invective,

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VIDEO: Media and Promoting Intercultural Dialogue

Arzu Merali spoke at the panel event organised by the Non-Aligned Movement at UNESCO, 10 June 2011 in Paris, France.  The panel was entitled ‘The role of the Media in Promoting Intercultural Dialogue’. She presented her own thoughts, as well as the findings of the volume ‘The British Media and Muslim Representation:

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