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Taking The Myth – 4 August 2016 Edition

This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) and Iram Ramzan (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk about the terror attacks in Europe, media blackouts, the RAF soldier abduction attempt, religious tribalism, Pokémon Go, Fireman Sam, ‘honour killings’, Turkey, Qandeel Baloch and much more! Plus The ASLAN Awards!Also available on iTunes and Stitcher.

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Childrens’ Show ‘Fireman Sam’ Removed Over ‘Qur’an’ Depiction

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There’s one particular flavour of monotheism that makes the ‘free press’ and media broadcasters considerably more nervous than others. I’ve already reported on the baffling BBC editorial guidelines on showing (or not) depictions of Islam’s prophet Muhammad. Not to mention the panic that filled a Sky News studio when Caroline Fourest attempted to do just that.

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