Big Data Investigative Journalism: How Public Documents and the Internet Helped Map the Islamophobia Industry

Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 4:15pm
Public Affairs Center, Room 002


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Eli Clifton, co-author of the Center for American Progress' groundbreaking report Fear, Inc., will describe the investigative tools he used to help reveal the nexus of politicians, professional Islamophobes, and big money special interests who have fueled the spike in Islamophobia in the United States.

Sponsored by Wesleyan's Religion Department.

This event is part of Muslim Women's Voices at Wesleyan.

Thumbnail image: anti-Muslim graffiti defaces a Shi'ite mosque at the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Michigan. Source: Getty Images/Bill Pugliano.