Ross Perigoe was an associate professor of journalism at Concordia University. Mahmoud Eid is an associate professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa.
Preface Introduction: Mission Visible? Rationale Why 9/11 and Canada? Why Racism? Why Muslims? Why The Gazette? Overview 1 Mission Recognition The Event The Medium The Moment The Message The Method The Procedure 2 Mission Ambition Impact of the Media Journalists' Agendas 3 Mission Decision The Rhetoric of Racism The Discourse of Racism The Discourse of Anti-Racism 4 Mission Oppression The Discourses of Grief The Discourses of Justification for War The Discourses of Readying for War The Discourses of Orientalism 5 Mission Perception Shock and Disbelief Denial Blamelessness Anger Personal Safety Revenge Racial Profiling Fear and Moral Panic Acceptance Impact on Quebecers 6 Mission Opposition Descriptive Analysis of Muslims' Voices Discursive Themes of Muslims' Voices The Discourse of the "Good" Muslim 7 Mission Position Writings on Leaders' Voices Writings on White Victims' Voices Writings on Muslims' Voices 8 Mission Envision Representations of Leaders' Voices Representations of White Victims' Voices Representations of Muslims' Voices 9 Mission Completion The Journalistic Process in Context Newsgathering Practices The Effects of the Messages The Anti-Terrorism Act Racial Profiling 10 Mission Condition The Gazette: Success or Failure? White Readership Muslim Readership Journalistic Leadership Conclusion: Mission Invisible! Why Invisible? Correcting Vision Hindsight 20/20 Notes; References; Index