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Alchemiya online TV Channel

Dear family, friends and acquaintances,

About two or so years I ago, I conducted a survey on Muslim TV opinions and habits and many of you took it and gave us your valuable feedback and opinions. This was for a project that I was working on with my dear friend Navid Akhtar called Alchemiya TV. Many of you know Navid, for those that don’t he is an established and successful media figure having been trained by the BBC and has produced many programmes for both radio and TV. He also set up and ran his own media company called Gazelle Media. You may also remember the Channel 4 series, Ramadan Diaries, which Navid was a key figure and producer for.

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Sexualisation of Society

A while back, on a Facebook thread, the poster said:

“Never really thought or even realized how much haram there is in Bollywood music videos. Just as much objectification of women as most hiphop videos. It probably aint a good idea to have those videos playing in family restaurants either…My God!!!”

The poster was not an Indo-Pak but I thought that this was a good starting point for a discussion on the issue of sexualisation of society and sexualising media and entertainment.

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