‘Muslim rage’ – another Newsweek publicity stunt

Newsweek Muslim rage“Thoughtfulness has flown out the window at Newsweek this week, as Tina Brown traded in a little bit of integrity and placed her bets on Islamophobia being a big seller with the magazine’s screaming ‘Muslim Rage’ cover”, Alexander Abad-Santos writes.

Atlantic Wire, 17 September 2012

See also Ben Armbruster at Think Progress, 17 September 2012

There have been a couple of good articles on the Innocence of Muslims controversy placing so-called “Muslim rage” in context – by Myriam Francois-Cerrahand Haroon Siddiqui.

Update:  See also Rob Crilly, “Newsweek’s ‘Muslim Rage’: A sickening piece of shock journalism that cheapens a once great magazine”, Telegraph blog, 17 September 2012