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Apr 07 2013

You must use the word Islamist!

The AP has revised its stylebook to no longer include the term Islamist. They explain why: Islamist” is frequently used as a label for conservative Islamic political movements, particularly Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas, the group’s Palestinian offshoot. It generally carries a negative connotation. Has the AP thought that maybe it carries a negative connotation because …

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