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Amplifying Islamophobic hate crime: UK media in the wake of terror attacks
Ria Ivandic, Tom Kirchmaier and Stephen Machin
May 2019
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Tags: cep; economy and society; featured; lse comment; crime; extremism; hate crime; islamophobia; religion; terror; terrorist attacks

Ria Ivandic,Tom Kirchmaier, and Stephen Machin study the empirical connections between local anti-Muslim hate crimes and international jihadi terror attacks. They find that local Muslim populations face a media-magnified likelihood of hate crime victimization in the days following such incidents. In recent years, the frequency of jihadi terrorist attacks around the world has risen. Various commentators argue that this rise […]