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ALL-AMERICAN MUSLIM TO DEAL WITH 9/11

December 29, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

In what is being billed as “the most nuanced and complex view about the [9/11] terror attacks from the American Muslim perspective ever seen on television,” TLC’s All-American Muslim series — targeted by some far-right and fundamentalist groups — on Sunday will explore the direct impact on the lives of Muslim families in Dearborn, MI […]

LOWE’S CAUGHT IN MIDDLE OF NEW PROTESTS

December 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Protests at Lowe’s Home Improvement stores continued to mount over the weekend following the company’s decision to pull its advertising from TLC’s All American Muslim. NBC Nightly News showed footage taken at demonstrations in Brooklyn, NY and Dearborn, MI (where the series is taped). With a sign behind him reading, “Lowe’s, Remember, All-American Muslims Shop […]

LOWE’S ALL-AMERICAN MUSLIM PULLOUT SPARKS ANGRY DEBATE

December 14, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Although the Florida Family Association claimed on Tuesday that 65 advertisers had pulled their spots from TLC’s All-American Muslim since the group launched its protest campaign against the program, which looks at the Muslim community in Dearborn, MI, the Los Angeles Times said Tuesday that it could identify only two such advertisers: the previously mentioned […]

DID OTHER ADVERTISERS PULL THEIR SPOTS FROM ALL-AMERICAN MUSLIM?

December 13, 2011 by · 5 Comments 

Although Lowe’s on Monday claimed that it was not the only advertiser to pull its ads off TLC’s All-American Muslim series, the network itself declined to comment on the Lowe’s statement. In response to an inquiry by the Los Angeles Times, Laurie Goldberg, a spokeswoman for the Discovery Network and TLC Network, said in an […]

LOWE’S YANKS ADS FROM ALL-AMERICAN MUSLIM

December 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A California state senator has questioned whether the Lowe’s department store chain violated anti-discrimination laws when it decided to pull its ads from TLC’S All-American Muslim following a protest campaign by the conservative group Florida Family Assn. The group had called the program, which follows five Muslim families in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn, MI, […]