"Top academic experts on Islam" have issued new reporting guidelines for newsrooms to improve the "accuracy" of media coverage of Islam. The reference guide is little more than a whitewash.

Titled "Islam for Journalists: A Primer on Covering Muslim Communities in the U.S.," the digital handbook is anything but accurate, sugarcoating jihad as a "positive" exercise — a "struggle for God."

"It is inaccurate to use the term simply as a synonym for violence," claims the guide, published by the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.

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