“9/11 Mosque” phrase is misleading


RE: 9/11 mosque sparks controversy, Sept 6th

The “Ground Zero Mosque” is not a mosque, ­­ it is a giant cultural community centre that will have a mosque at the top. It is a large building blocks away from where the WTC fell and it will look like any other building in the area.

The connotation that comes from “Ground Zero Mosque” and “9/11 mosque” makes one think of a mosque, like ones built in the Middle East, sitting atop where the WTC used to stand. If you are going to debate it, the very least you can do is address it without influencing your readers’ decisions before they even read the article.

— Alexander Canavan

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