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Study finds fringe activists have big influence on anti-Muslim sentiment in media

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A new study by the American Sociological Review finds that when it comes to a discussing American Muslims, fringe activists dominate the conversation in the media, and that leads to a predominance of anti-Muslim stories.

A new study by the American Sociological Review finds that when it comes to a discussing American Muslims, fringe activists dominate the conversation in the media, and that leads to a predominance of anti-Muslim stories.

Christopher Bail, a sociologist who studies the media at the University of North Carolina and University of Michigan, joins the show to discuss the implications of this research.

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