Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Media coverage for American Muslim Institution from August 1 thru December 1, 2015

Media Reports August 1, 2015 – December 1, 2015

In a short span of 4 months, we have a record presence in nearly 300 news papers through our 10 press releases, and 160 direct entries about us since August 1, 2015, many of them are listed below.  
 
It was amusing to see someone selling our picture taken on the steps of Lincoln Memorial for $150.00 to magazines?  Here it is: http://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-washington-dc-usa-20th-nov-2015-mike-ghouse-right-executive-director-90314943.html

Taking the lead and being the first one is not easy, most people are afraid to take the bold step partly due to the bureaucracy but mainly due to strong dissent from a few members from within the community.  Good ideas and great initiatives are usually killed by a few strong negative voices, we are deeply committed to speak up and do the right thing, and may God help us in being a proactive voice for Muslims. 

No one is our enemy, and we simply cannot set up ourselves in that fashion. What is really happening is those who are concerned about the terrorists are mistakenly assuming that all Muslims must be like them.  It behooves us to dispel this myth and separate the two.  If we do that, they will start seeing that both ‘them’ and “us” together have the same common threat, and we become fellow Americans.

Now Fox News sees us doing things that every Americans wants, they will be on our side, nay, all of us will be on the same side; for a safe and secure America.  If we can set our priorities right; long term security in a fully integrated society, then we have no worries to worry. 

Ambassador Islam Siddiqui’s vision was to work and get to a point where, “Americans will see Muslims as their neighbors and fellow citizens, committed to fighting against violent extremism and protecting the homeland.”And my work is driven by the theme of building cohesive societies where no human has to live in apprehensions or fear of the other.  


In the following Video Stuart Varney more or less agrees with us;
http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/4631439376001/american-muslims-speaking-out-against-isis/?#sp=show-clips

And here is Hannity on the Radio Show,  the program was about Syrian Refugees, not a AMI agenda, but the first few minutes about Lincoln Memorial.  By the way, his plan for refugees is by far the best.

Take a look
 http://theghousediary.blogspot.com/2015/11/muslim-activist-syrian-safe-zone-is.html  - his audio is within this link.

Hannity again; 
http://www.hannity.com/articles/war-on-terror-487284/muslim-activist-a-syrian-safe-zone-14156478/#ixzz3se7GXArN

McCall News has gone further in being with us.


12.01.15   Bigotry has no place in America –Op-Ed
http://www.mcall.com/opinion/mc-muslim-outrage-isis-allen-20151201-story.html
And our own friend Ali Imran has nearly understood the essence of holding the event on the steps of Lincoln Memorial, and has written it very well.


We have been in News quite a lot. 

Fox, CNN, CBS, US News, Al-Jazeera, VOA, NPR and others have all covered it.  It is good coverage indeed. This is the job of a team of at least three people, but we have done it putting endless hours into this, to make us all successful.



12/05/15 - Herald-review : American Muslims weather fallout from ISIS






11.25.15 Hannity Radio show was about Syrian Refugees, does not belong to AMI,  but started with Lincoln Memorial Demonstration, hence the link
http://theghousediary.blogspot.com/2015/11/muslim-activist-syrian-safe-zone-is.html 

 11.24.15 Launch event American Muslim Institution
http://mirajnews.com/66489/american-muslim-institution-hold-discussion-moderate-islam

11.24.15  Dallas pastor criticized for sermon denouncing Islam
http://www.fox4news.com/news/53942247-story

11.22.15 American Muslims Condemn ISIS Terrorism
http://www.viewsnews.net/2015/11/21/american-muslims-condemn-isis-terrorism/

 11.20.15 
American Muslims weather a backlash following massacre in Paris - http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/world/article45651645.html

11.20.15  The politics of Fear - video
http://www.myhighplains.com/news/the-politics-of-fear

11.20.15   Trump, Carson Ratchet Up Heated Rhetoric About Muslims
http://www.voanews.com/content/trump-carson-ratchet-up-heated-rhetoric-about-muslims/3066860.html

11.20.14 American Muslims Denounce ISIS – CBS is confused about their reporting they talk about Lincoln Memorial but show the Lafayette Park
http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/american-muslims-denounce-isis/

11.20.15  Stock Photo for sale for $150.00
http://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-washington-dc-usa-20th-nov-2015-mike-ghouse-right-executive-director-90314943.html

11.20.15  PR Moderate Muslims Speak out
http://empowerednews.net/moderate-muslims-speak-out/1860967/

11.20.15 American Muslims weather a backlash
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/article45662868.html

11.20.15 French Muslims attend Friday Prayers under tight security
http://www.religionnews.com/2015/11/20/french-muslims-attend-friday-prayers-tight-security/

11.19.15  Islamic Center of Long Island endorses demonstration at Lincoln Memorial
http://www.icliny.com/icli-endorses-demonstration-at-lincoln-memorial-against-isis/

11.19.15   Muslim American organizations to protest against ISIS at Lincoln Memorial
http://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2015/11/19/muslim-american-organizations-to-protest-against-isis-at-lincoln-memorial/

11.19.15 Muslims against ISIS gather up on the steps of Lincoln Memorial this Friday
https://www.morningstar.com/news/pr-news-wire/PRNews_20151119DC62736/muslims-against-isis-gather-up-on-the-steps-of-lincoln-memorial-this-friday-at-300-pm.html

11.19.15 Muslims against ISIS gather up on the steps of Lincoln Memorial  

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/muslims-against-isis-gather-up-on-the-steps-of-lincoln-memorial-this-friday-at-300-pm-300181901.html

11.14.15 France’s Muslims strongly condemn Paris attacks http://www.aa.com.tr/en/world/frances-muslims-strongly-condemn-paris-attacks/473649

11.17.15 A response to the many painful acts of terror around the world
http://interfaithccc.org/a-response-to-the-many-painful-acts-of-terror-around-the-world/

11.15.15 France's Muslims strongly condemn Paris attacks
http://www.worldbulletin.net/news/166354/frances-muslims-strongly-condemn-paris-attacks

11.151.15 French Muslim Organizations strongly condemn Paris attacks
http://beta.trtworld.com/europe/french-muslim-organisations-strongly-condemn-paris-attacks-11125

11.12.15  A Muslim Lobby as a counterattack to Fear Inc.
http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1281975

10.30.15 Ben Carson and Donald Trump to receive an offer from a Muslim
http://www.einnews.com/pr_news/294381498/ben-carson-and-donald-trump-to-receive-an-offer-from-a-muslim

10.12.15 Anti-Islam Ralli9es in the US foiled by interfaith solidarity – (Mere Mention)
http://www.aljazeerah.us/Opinion%20Editorials/2015/October/12%20o/Anti-Islam%20Rallies%20in%20the%20US%20Foiled%20by%20Interfaith%20Solidarity%20Groups%20and%20Voter%20Registration%20Campaign,%20CAIR%20and%20ISNA%20Reports.htm

10.11.15 Ben Carson on Protecting the Constitution
http://us-news.us/ben-carson-on-protecting-the-constitution/

10.10.15  Ben Carson: Founding Fathers wouldn’t have trusted a Muslim
http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/ben-carson-founding-fathers-wouldnt-have-trusted-muslim-president

10.06.15  Anti-Muslim protests across America and Muslim Response
http://www.opednews.com/articles/Anti-Muslim-protests-acros-by-Mike-Ghouse-America-Culture-Of-Violence_American-Muslim-Institution_Americans-For-Prosperity_Anti-Muslim-151006-470.html

10.05.15 American Muslim Institute: Muslim Bashing in America
http://washingtonpeacecenter.org/node/15905

09.21.15 PR Muslims have become the latest Punching Bag
http://www.opednews.com/articles/Muslims-have-become-the-la-by-Mike-Ghouse-Presidential-Campaign-Republican-150921-824.html

09.21.15 OPED Dr. Ben Carson out-trumps trump in Attitude
http://thearabdailynews.com/2015/09/21/dr-ben-carson-trumps-trump-discriminatory-attitude/

09.20.15  America Wins with the New Muslim Group
http://www.wnd.com/2015/09/america-wins-with-new-muslim-group/

09.18.15 US Muslim group launched to reflect ‘moderate’ Islam
http://www.worldbulletin.net/todays-news/164369/us-muslim-group-launched-to-reflect-moderate-islam

09.17.15  OPED - Launch Event: American Muslim Institution
http://www.opednews.com/Events/Launch-Event-American-Mus-by-OpEdNews-American-Muslim-Institution_American-Muslims_Americans-For-Responsible-Leadership_Americans-For-Responsible-Solutions-150914-666.html

09.15.15 PR The Launch of AMI at the National Press Club
https://www.press.org/events/american-muslim-institution

08.12.15 American Muslims Form Organization in Washington, D.C.
http://newamericamedia.org/2015/08/american-muslims-form-organization-in-washington-dc.php

08.11.15   American Muslims form organization in Washington DC
http://www.indiawest.com/news/global_indian/american-muslims-form-organization-in-washington-d-c/article_f435bbce-405b-11e5-9375-e3cd16e4ba6e.html

08.10.15  American Muslim Launch
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/american-muslims-launch-ami-mike-ghouse-motivational-speaker

08.06.15 American Muslims Launch an organization in Washington DC
https://www.saddahaq.com/american-muslims-launch-an-organization-in-washington-dc  

08.05.15 American Muslims launch an organization in Washington DC
http://www.einpresswire.com/article/279655644/american-muslims-launch-an-organization-in-washington-dc


Mike Ghouse
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www.AmericanMuslimInstitution.org 
A proactive voice for American Muslims
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Dr. Mike Ghouse is a community consultant, social scientist, thinker, writer, news maker, and a speaker on PluralismInterfaithIslampolitics, human rights, India, Israel-Palestine and foreign policy. He is committed to building cohesive societies and offers pluralistic solutions on issues of the day. More about him in 63 links at www.MikeGhouse.net and bulk of his writings are at TheGhousediary.com  

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