Islam in Journalism with Mnar Muhawesh

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Islam in Journalism with Mnar Muhawesh

In this episode of the Project Censored Show we speak with Mnar Muhawesh. Mnar Muhawesh is founder, CEO and editor in chief of MintPress News — a watchdog journalism organization exposing the link between special interest groups and big money with policies at home and war abroad. Muhawesh is also a regular speaker on responsible journalism, sexism, neoconservativism within the media and journalism start-ups. She is also former TV host and producer of Behind The Headline on Free Speech TV that aired in 2016. She started her career as an independent multimedia journalist covering Midwest and national politics while focusing on civil liberties and social justice issues posting her reporting and exclusive interviews on her blog MintPress, which she later turned MintPress into the global news source it is today. In 2009, Muhawesh also became the first American woman to wear the hijab to anchor/report the news in American media. Muhawesh is also a wife and mother of a 7 year old boy, juggling her duties as a CEO and motherly tasks successfully as supermom.