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How The Media Would Look During Ramadan If Everyone Was Muslim

When hunger beats news into submission. Ramadan mubarak!

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Day 1: Everyone's doing OK, things are fairly normal.

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Day 2: Errors start to slip in as the hunger affects people's ability to concentrate.

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Day 3: The fasting has now really got to people, and most of them are bent over in their beds clutching their heads in agony.


Day 4: By this point some publications are trying to use their limited resources efficiently and there's a new rule: "Use as few words as possible."

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Day 6: Meanwhile over at the Financial Times, someone's realised that Muslims tend to eat meat every night in Ramadan and sales are through the roof.

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And some publications start to debunk opinions that aren't actually yet widespread, featuring images of Muslim players still playing in the World Cup.


And finally, everyone gets nostalgic about the month that passed because although it included a lot of hunger, there were a lot of great moments, like having suhoor around the dinner table with the whole family or even spending time reading Qur'an.

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