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The controversy over a reality show about American Muslims shows that we still believe in the power of TV to influence society.

Image credit: *USB* (Flickr)

The following is a guest post from Dr. Hussein Rashid, a member of the Our Shared Future Advisory Board. In a recent blog entry, I wrote about the power of popular culture in changing common discourse. A recent controversy around the US-based reality series, All-American Muslim, seems to strengthen my basic premise and show that