There are problems with this research, as pointed out very well in this piece, by Benjamin Jones: Conflating abuse with criticism of Islam risks a return to a UK blasphemy law , from the National Secular Society (NSS). One big problem is the word ‘Islamophobia’ and how it is used; which in turn leads to a subsequent problem, the selection and analysis of the tweets used to produce the results.
Carl Miller responded to Benjamin here: Measuring Islamophobia on Twitter . He acknowledges the problem, but then goes on to compound it. Continue reading “Carl Miller of Demos Still Misfires on ‘Islamophobia’”