Publications

The Media Portrayals of Minorities Project has generated scholarship that has been published in a range of venues. Our early publications drew largely on a human-coded database of article headlines. More recent work builds on computer-assisted methods of data analysis.

Media Portrayals of Muslims: A Comparative Sentiment Analysis of American Newspapers, 1996–2015,” Erik Bleich and A. Maurits van der Veen, Politics, Groups, and Identities, https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2018.1531770

Media Coverage of Muslim Devotion: A Four-Country Analysis of Newspaper Articles, 1996–2016,” Erik Bleich, Julien Souffrant, Emily Stabler, and A. Maurits van der Veen, Religions, 9, 8, 2018: 247

Investigating Status Hierarchies with Media Analysis: Muslims, Jews, and Catholics in The New York Times and The Guardian Headlines, 1985-2014,” Erik Bleich, Hasher Nisar, and Cara Vazquez, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 2018

The Effect of Terrorist Events on Media Portrayals of Islam and Muslims: Evidence from New York Times Headlines, 1985-2013,” Erik Bleich, Hasher Nisar, and Rana Abdelhamid, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 39, 7, 2016: 1109-27

Introduction: Migrants, Minorities, and the Media: Information, Representations, and Participation in the Public Sphere,” Erik Bleich, Irene Bloemraad, and Els de Graauw, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 41, 6, 2015: 857-73

Media Portrayals of Minorities: Muslims in British Newspaper Headlines, 2001-2012,” Erik Bleich, Hannah Stonebraker, Hasher Nisar, and Rana Abdelhamid, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 41, 6, 2015: 942-62

Media Contributions

Most news coverage of Muslims is negative. But not when it’s about devotion.,” Erik Bleich, Julien Souffrant, Emily Stabler & A. Maurits van der Veen, Washington Post/Monkey Cage, October 17, 2018

The Media, Marches, and Muslims,” Erik Bleich, Vermont Public Radio Commentary, February 6, 2017