Monthly Archives: March 2007

What Ails Mainstream Journalism

By Alyssa A. Lappen | March 22, 2007 Why do otherwise thorough reporters lose their professional skepticism when covering the Middle East and Islam? This peculiar journalistic phenomenon has puzzled me since I began covering the Middle East and … Continue reading

The Meat Head Mufti

by Alyssa A. Lappen FrontPageMagazine | Mar. 14, 2007 Far from bowing to rising clamor for his deportation, the controversial Mufti Sheikh Taj Aldin al-Hilali is taking on the political establishment. Al-Hilali outraged Australians last fall by describing women as … Continue reading