Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings


9:42 am - August 6th 2012

by Sunny Hundal    


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In what is now being called an act of “domestic terrorism”, yesterday a gunman shot dead six worshippers at a Sikh Gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

The gunman – described as a white male with a 9/11 tattoo – fired on a police officer and was killed in the return fire by a different officer. The wounded officer is expected to survive.

The US media isn’t used to covering the Sikh community, and that showed through some of the awful reporting on the incident.

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And then of course there was the CNN reporter who said Sikhs were being targeted “unfairly”… as if Muslims would be targeted fairly.

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Reader comments


Look Sikhs have always only been attacked because they wear turbans, No Mosques have had a massacre yet! Many Muslims like it that the Media makes people mistake Sikhs for muslims. Muslims are supposed to be brave, yet they love it when Sikhs get mistaken for Muslims! During 9/11 CNN showed osama Bin Laden on a split screen, and on the rest was live footage of a Sikh Scientist who was pulled of the train because FBI thought he was Osama Brother, but he was a Sikh and train passengers were bigots they spat on him chanted kill osamsa brother. The CNN did not once say, he we are showing a Sikh in a split screen and a Osam in the rest and people are gonna harm Sikhs! Anyhow Sikhs are not Muslims, why do Muslims want non-Muslims to become muslims for?

2. Chaise Guevara

@ 1 Kate

“Muslims are supposed to be brave, yet they love it when Sikhs get mistaken for Muslims! ”

Source?

Commenter Kate missed the entire point. She seems special.

These are some examples of the shocking cultural ignorance that pervades much of US society. Mind you, I once overheard some council officer ask a Sikh what his “Christian name” was. Breathtakingly insensitive.

5. Chaise Guevara

@ 4 buddyhell

“Mind you, I once overheard some council officer ask a Sikh what his “Christian name” was. Breathtakingly insensitive.”

I wasn’t there, obviously, but I’d hesitate to read too much into that. In the UK, “Christian name”, “first name” and “given name” tend to be used interchangably, and people tend not to stop and think about a familiar term each time they use it. For obvious reasons this also adds to the confusion when you’re dealing with someone from a culture where family names come first.

@5.

Sorry, I can’t agree with that. Someone’s first name can be a Christian name but not all first names are Christian. I think it shows not only insensitivity but also demonstrates ignorance on the part of the questioner.

@Chaise: while I take your point about English common usages, when English people say ‘Christian name’ to mean ‘Given name’ they are actually flat wrong, and as recently as the 50s people still knew the difference. A given name is the one given to you by your parents during infancy; a Christian name is the name you choose for yourself at the moment of adult baptism into the Christian faith. Buddyhell therefore does have a point; as do you.

I’m rather alert to this kind of thing as I grew up in a tribal culture which was about 1/3 Muslim, 1/3 Christian, 1/3 indigenous religion. As an example from among my childhood friends, I grew up alongside someone whose given name was Mutari but whose Christian name is Gideon.

8. Chaise Guevara

@ 7 John Q

I was wondering about that after I posted, actually, as it occurred to me that the most logical reason to call something your “Christian name” would be that it was given to you on your adult baptism. In any case, regardless of how etymologically wrong and misleading it may be, “Christian name” for “given name” seems to be common usage.

@ 6 buddyhell

“Sorry, I can’t agree with that. Someone’s first name can be a Christian name but not all first names are Christian. I think it shows not only insensitivity but also demonstrates ignorance on the part of the questioner.”

Weeelll… I wouldn’t blame them for not vetting every single word they say, but if that person regularly had to ask for people’s given names, I do have to wonder why they were in the habit of saying “Christian name” in the first place. It is insensitive, just thoughtlessly so rather than maliciously.

@1 Not being funny, but in the photos there’s a ruddy great big sign saying Sikh Temple of Wisconsin. It’s fairly safe to say the gunman was probably an incurious racist bastard.

10. marky willy katey

@3 She does seem special as she is Mike. Or is he Kate?

Its amazing that even when you have a crime involving a lone nutter directed against the Sikh community someone like Kate turns up to have a go at Muslims. Its makes me wonder whether some people actually take delight in such atrocious events simpl because it gives them a reason to have a go at other innocent people.

The other article on this has very similar comments to @ 1 Kate, in the same rambing unclear style, but by the name of Mark Wills. I suspect they’re the same person.
http://liberalconspiracy.org/2012/08/06/watch-cnn-reporter-says-targeting-sikhs-unfair/

isnt this just typical when people arent made to bare responsibility for their words – political correctness has its benefits –

oh and at kate is this an Islamic elder scrolls?

14. mike robinson

I though the US was a nation of dispossessed people’s from Europe imposing a racial genocide on the indigenous population ergo what’s new bar the equity paradigm shift mmm!

I’m so glad someone else caught this. It’s almost as though the subtext of the coverage is “surely he meant to gun down a bunch of Muslims – and that we could all understand.”


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    Shooting at US Sikh Temple throws parts of the media into paroxysms of idiocy. via @libcon http://t.co/2lWBEv19 @onthemedia

  140. Gareth

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  141. Hannah M

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/1ote9FPg via @libcon

  142. Kal Singh Dhindsa

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/1ote9FPg via @libcon

  143. Basit Asif

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  144. Pat Engel

    US media coverage of the Sikh temple shootings yesterday looks *awful* http://t.co/iZwW24C9

  145. Tim Footman

    "…anti-Semitic acts in the past against the Sikh community" Eh? http://t.co/FPZQexr0

  146. Aswati Anand

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings http://t.co/yEJoYsE8

  147. Fournier

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  148. Colin

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  149. i am algernon

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  150. Padbrit

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  151. Fahad Ansari

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  152. M Ravn Rasmussen

    Read and shake your head. The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/36jMgbiD via @libcon

  153. Gordy Allan

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  154. TheologyJen

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings http://t.co/yEJoYsE8

  155. Greg / Mr Brainz

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings http://t.co/yEJoYsE8

  156. Preetika Reddy

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  157. Margo Milne

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/32YRLCcv via @libcon

  158. Shushu A.

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  159. William J. C. Brown

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  160. Jay (M) Rice

    US media coverage of the Sikh temple shootings yesterday looks *awful* http://t.co/iZwW24C9

  161. Protest Tweet

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  162. Kareena Kapoor

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/1ote9FPg via @libcon

  163. Jay (M) Rice

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  164. Jay (M) Rice

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  165. Fraser Keegan

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  166. Fraser Keegan

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  167. Kiran Bolla

    Oh jeez. RT:One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/bY7h4zj2 *facepalm*

  168. Kiran Bolla

    Oh jeez. RT:One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/bY7h4zj2 *facepalm*

  169. Indy Thandi

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings http://t.co/yEJoYsE8

  170. 4Humanity

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/32YRLCcv via @libcon

  171. Opiniated Observer

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings http://t.co/yEJoYsE8

  172. monica eskimoINUIT!

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  173. Ibrahim seoud

    http://t.co/lZ4cMeMj

  174. Ben Osborn

    @hopenothate @MattHopeNotHate have you seen this? truly shocking http://t.co/2kNgxodb

  175. Foster Adoption

    Embarrassing! @libcon: The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings http://t.co/ArQDKG0Q

  176. LeapingWeasel

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/32YRLCcv via @libcon

  177. Ibrahim seoud

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  178. Viru

    @bhalomanush Did you notice, your tweet was picked up here http://t.co/wAcZbfYT

  179. enargins (Neil)

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  180. RIJO P. GEORGE ????

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  181. daman mullhi

    "@sunny_hundal One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/sr0SFyGk
    *facepalm*" Whaaat?

  182. Maple Leaf Sikh

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings http://t.co/yEJoYsE8

  183. Dan Barrett

    In one report, a Fox journalist asks: Have Sikhs faced anti-semitism? http://t.co/uzOHWkDt

  184. Sirensongs

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings http://t.co/yEJoYsE8

  185. Nick Lowles

    @hopenothate @MattHopeNotHate have you seen this? truly shocking http://t.co/2kNgxodb

  186. Rafiq Richard

    “Sikh people are not Muslim, but Hindu. They can be easily mistaken for Muslim or Taliban.”-CNN

    Classy…. http://t.co/SiacLRTK

  187. Marcus Im

    That's Fox #sarcasm RT @sunny_hundal Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/grlFVOKr

  188. Oli Winton

    @hopenothate @MattHopeNotHate have you seen this? truly shocking http://t.co/2kNgxodb

  189. FurnessGirl

    Breathtaking ignorance >> RT @tangled_hair: @hopenothate @MattHopeNotHate have you seen this? truly shocking http://t.co/tJqymndx

  190. John Drake

    @hopenothate @MattHopeNotHate have you seen this? truly shocking http://t.co/2kNgxodb

  191. thegreglowe

    "…anti-Semitic acts in the past against the Sikh community" Eh? http://t.co/FPZQexr0

  192. Sana Saeed

    Another nail in the coffin, CNN. Another nail in the coffin. http://t.co/SmiBK7t4 #templeshooting

  193. Mariam Mukaty

    For real??? RT @tangled_hair: @hopenothate @MattHopeNotHate have you seen this? truly shocking http://t.co/u4uuO6pv #ignorance

  194. Suffolk Humanists

    US media coverage of the Sikh gurdwara shootings betrays ignorance of the religion: http://t.co/PM8nkHcJ

  195. Margaret Nelson

    US media coverage of the Sikh gurdwara shootings betrays ignorance of the religion: http://t.co/mRXdraAi

  196. Liz (in Westmorland)

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings | Liberal Conspiracy – http://t.co/LI0JRrmb

  197. Emad

    Breathtaking ignorance >> RT @tangled_hair: @hopenothate @MattHopeNotHate have you seen this? truly shocking http://t.co/tJqymndx

  198. Danni M

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings http://t.co/zfCC8qrF via @zite

  199. Karen Hackett

    Breathtaking ignorance >> RT @tangled_hair: @hopenothate @MattHopeNotHate have you seen this? truly shocking http://t.co/tJqymndx

  200. Eric James

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings http://t.co/yEJoYsE8

  201. AAS

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings http://t.co/yEJoYsE8

  202. AAS

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings http://t.co/yEJoYsE8

  203. Lady in a grump

    RT @libcon: The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings http://t.co/A7jnNcJz

  204. John Miller

    Breathtaking ignorance >> RT @tangled_hair: @hopenothate @MattHopeNotHate have you seen this? truly shocking http://t.co/tJqymndx

  205. Wisconsin temple shooting: Sikhs have been silent scapegoats since 9/11 | Sunny Hundal | Old News

    [...] The media ignorance of Sikh issues and the religion itself hasn’t helped either. Yesterday, US cable television itself displayed some staggering examples of ignorance. [...]

  206. The Sikh Temple Tragedy and White Supremacist Terrorism | Rooted In Being

    [...] The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings (liberalconspiracy.org) Share this:TwitterFacebookPinterestRedditStumbleUponTumblrLike this:Like2 bloggers like this. Posted in Racism [...]

  207. Hate, Taught And Learned In Joplin And Elsewhere « The Erstwhile Conservative: A Blog of Repentance

    [...] between 25 and 30 million Sikhs in the world) were clear on Sunday. Outlets like BuzzFeed and writers like Sunny Hundal compiled several examples of reporters struggling with the facts of the religion: a Fox News [...]

  208. Wisconsin Shootings Prompt Confusion Over Religion « CrimeAlertBlog.Com

    [...] are between 25 and 30 million Sikhs in the world) were clear on Sunday. Outlets like BuzzFeed and writers like Sunny Hundal compiled several examples of reporters struggling with the facts of the religion: a Fox News [...]

  209. Laurence Simon

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/BuFrD8TH

  210. Wisconsin Shootings Prompt Confusion Over Religion | Le monde de l'information

    [...] are between 25 and 30 million Sikhs in the world) were clear on Sunday. Outlets like BuzzFeed and writers like Sunny Hundal compiled several examples of reporters struggling with the facts of the religion: a Fox News [...]

  211. Sonia Sánchez

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/cn1Bu4Ly via @libcon || The IGNORANCE is astounding…

  212. Cheryl

    “Sikh people are not Muslim, but Hindu. They can be easily mistaken for Muslim or Taliban.”-CNN

    Classy…. http://t.co/SiacLRTK

  213. ?Gee.S.L?

    @piersmorgan might want to clue some of your CNN co-workers in at some point http://t.co/QLv6YOJp

  214. Diani Citra

    …. Stupidity knows no limit http://t.co/XaFiJf5P

  215. Andrew Schmidt

    …. Stupidity knows no limit http://t.co/XaFiJf5P

  216. JasHarry

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  217. Ayman Alfallaj

    Ignorant & awful US media coverage of Sikh #TempleShooting http://t.co/WhtxYXjj

  218. Nik Nazmi

    the awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings http://t.co/2AivdtyK

  219. Danial Abu Bakar

    the awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings http://t.co/2AivdtyK

  220. Lisa Casler

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  221. Manprit Singh Gill

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/Lpxo2kZj via @libcon

  222. Wisconsin Shootings Prompt Confusion Over Religion | Screw Cable

    [...] are between 25 and 30 million Sikhs in the world) were clear on Sunday. Outlets like BuzzFeed and writers like Sunny Hundal compiled several examples of reporters struggling with the facts of the religion: a Fox News [...]

  223. FIRE MAN SAM

    You think the UK media is bad, look at the coverage of that shooting in America.. http://t.co/c72C1vxh

  224. tim roberts

    You think the UK media is bad, look at the coverage of that shooting in America.. http://t.co/c72C1vxh

  225. Ben White

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/8LbjW1Aa via @libcon

  226. FFR

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/8LbjW1Aa via @libcon

  227. Rafeef Ziadah

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/8LbjW1Aa via @libcon

  228. Hung Lee

    Some snippets of US media coverage of shootings in Wisconsin: http://t.co/W5On8Ipx <– staggering ignorance

  229. Jordi Villà-Freixa

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/QZNCmrV5 via @libcon

  230. Jordi Villà-Freixa

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/8LbjW1Aa via @libcon

  231. Gautam Ghosh

    RT @HungLee: Some snippets of US media coverage of shootings in Wisconsin: http://t.co/bQAumesC <– staggering ignorance

  232. D

    Some choice quotes… “@benabyad: Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/VFW9I1Zo via @libcon”

  233. Adrian Evers

    One Fox News reporter asked if there had been "anti-semitic attacks" against Sikhs http://t.co/iZwW24C9 *facepalm*

  234. Shady M. Najib

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/8LbjW1Aa via @libcon

  235. ??? ???? ? ?? ?????

    http://t.co/Ib3doMkb very important views regarding #Sikh #temple #shootings, #USA #Terrorism

  236. C'est Maya

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/8LbjW1Aa via @libcon

  237. Fahim Ismail

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/8LbjW1Aa via @libcon

  238. Félicien Breton

    The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings http://t.co/yEJoYsE8

  239. En Passant » Racist murder at a Wisconsin temple

    [...] Even as they sought to “clarify” the difference between Muslims and Sikhs in the aftermath of the Wisconsin shooting, much of the mainstream media’s coverage of the shootings has laid bare the racism at the heart of such hat…. [...]

  240. Jasbir Bhangal

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/8LbjW1Aa via @libcon

  241. Emily Moore

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/5nn1KB5J via @libcon

  242. El Abd

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/8LbjW1Aa via @libcon

  243. Claudia Mendoza

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/9EdrnCT5 via @libcon

  244. Antiwar2

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings #templeshooting http://t.co/s53FZS0A

  245. Toni Segovia

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings #templeshooting http://t.co/s53FZS0A

  246. Lee Hyde

    Awful US Media Coverage of #Sikh #Shootings. http://t.co/IXxlVZht #OakCreek #RIP /by @sunny_hundal via @libcon

  247. Spoon

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings #templeshooting http://t.co/s53FZS0A

  248. Sikh Temple Shooting And The Ensuing Propaganda Campaign « News World Wide

    [...] The awful US media coverage of Sikh temple shootings (liberalconspiracy.org) [...]

  249. Vivienne Élisabeth

    Have there been "anti-Semitic acts in the past against the Sikh?" http://t.co/YE7aHkgP via @libcon

  250. NorSCARF

    Awful US media coverage of Sikh shootings | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/rEUJlU7T via @libcon

  251. Turban Campaign » Now is the time to unite against racists, fascists and Islamophobes:

    [...] the Sikh community in what the American media has termed an incident involving mistaken identity. Several voices from within both communities have come out to condemn irresponsible journalism for trying to allude that the Muslim community is [...]

  252. Romayne Phoenix

    http://t.co/9QFP0crw

  253. Massacres, the Gun Lobby, and the Crisis of Capitalism in the United States « After US Hegemony

    [...] and Sikhs!     Even commentators in the mainstream media showed their complete ignorance! A CBS reporter said that Sikhism is based “on truth and nonviolence and the Muslim religion is…! The real question, of course, is not whether it was a case of mistaken religious identity but [...]

  254. Glee, Oak Creek and Anti-Islam Media | SheBomb

    [...] Awful coverage of the Oak Creek shooting [...]

  255. Turban Campaign: Now Is The Time To Unite Against Racists, Fascists and Islamophobes | 1st Ethical Charitable Trust

    [...] the Sikh community in what the American media has termed an incident involving mistaken identity. Several voices from within both communities have come out to condemn irresponsible journalism for trying to allude that the Muslim community [...]





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