UK media

Greed for Ilm Podcast interview

Converting to Islam: British women on prayer, peace and prejudice

Muslim Women Converts Tell Of Hijab Dilemmas, Family Rows And Negative Portrayal Of Faith (The Huffington Post)

BBC World Serivice Outlook

Monocle Radio (London station)

Christian Muslim Forum
Interview with Kristiane Backer

The Sunday Times 28/10/2012


 Sunday Times Magazine (Converts)

‘From MTV to Mecca’ Book Launching Ceremony at Momo’s Cafe London (TV Apex video)

Yorkshire Post 27/09/2012
A leap of faith from partying with the stars to making a pilgrimage to Mecca

Cambridge News 19/09/2012

Coventry Telegraph 15/09/2012
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Manchester Evening News 15/09/2012
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23/09/2012 BBC Scotland Sunday morning with Cathy
Former journalist and MTV presenter Kristiane Backer talks about her conversion to Islam.

18/09/2012 BBC World News
Interview with BBC’s Mishal Husain 

18/09/2012 – 10.30am
BBC Radio Leeds (download mp3)

‘From MTV to Mecca’ book launch at House of Commons (video)

Bob Geldof Comments on “From MTV To Mecca” (video)

TV Apex – Book launch

Interview with Kristiane Backer 

05/09/2012 We Love This Book
From MTV to Mecca

The English Sabla

Sugar Street Review

06/11/2011 The Independent
Women & Islam: The rise and rise of the convert

26/05/2011 Qantara
In Search of Tolerant Islam

The Sun
White British women lead surge as 100000 convert to Islam

4 Thought TV
Kristiane Backer – Can changing faith change your life?

BBC News – 4.1.11
BBC News Islam Studio Discussion

Daily Mail, October 2010
Why ARE so many modern British career women converting to Islam?, July 2010
From Rockstars to Recycling: Interview with Kristiane Backer

BBC1 – Big Question, June 2010

Does Islam need better PR? Part 1 and Part 2

Inspired by Muhammad Campaign
Trailer of “Inspired By Muhammad”
Ad campaign to counter negative views of Muslims – The Independent
Inspired By Muhammad – Environment – Kristiane Backer

Sky News, June 2010
Campaign Launched To Improve Image Of Islam

Daily Star, June 2010
Muslims campaign to counter terrorist image

Islam poster campaign
A poster campaign aims to challenge people’s views of Islam

Charity launches campaign to change negative British perceptions of Islam

Sunday Times, May 2010
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Vogue April 2008
Leap of faith

Sunday Times, Feb. 2004
Islamic Britain lures top people

A former MTV presenter converted to Islam

Anyone for Badminton?

Evening Standard
From It Girl to Allah

OK Magazine
International Beauty …


Tatler Fashion
Knitting Patterns

06/08/2003 TIME OUT
Fever pitch