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14. Absolute Insolence

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Article title: 
14. Absolute Insolence
Publishers: 
Year: 
2006
Week: 
51
Article number: 
14
Article pages: 
p. 12
Date of source: 
17-12-2006
Author: 
Not mentioned
Reviewer: 
Raja’ al-Wakil
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Article summary: 

The

article discusses the

journalist whose cartoons abused the image of Prophet Muhammad being nominated for the most

renowned

journalism award in Denmark.

Article full text: 

A subcommittee of the Danish Journalism Committee nominated the editor-in

-

chief of the cultural section of Jyllands Posten, Flemming Rose, for the most renowned journalism award in

Denmark. It was Flemming’s idea to publish the cartoons that abused the image of Prophet Muhammad in

September,

2005. The committee justified his nomination saying that he had stuck to his opinion during and

after the crisis,

and was therefore eligible to win the award.
The author went on to mention that

Jyllands Posten was

the first newspaper to arouse the crisis between the West and the Islamic world

by publishing the cartoons abusing

Prophet Muhammad.
It has been resolved to announce the winner’s

name on the third of next January. Awarding

the Armor trophy [Reviewer: no link found] will be in

accordance with the following protocol, two days after

choosing the winner, they will receive 20,000 Danish

Crowns [around 3000 U.S. dollars], in addition to the

trophy.

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