Sabine Schiffer is Head of the
Media Responsibility Institute (IMV) in Germany. Her research focuses on
discrimination in news media and on the impact of media on attitudes and
values, especially on children’s values. Modern forms of propaganda include the
role 'Enemy' (Feindbild) Islam plays today. With a PhD degree in linguistics, her
publications include 'Coverage of Islam in the German Press' (2005) and a
comparative analysis of anti-Jewish and anti-Islamic hate speech (2009, with
Constantin Wagner, IMV).