Islamic Media

Islamic media plays an essential role in disseminating Islamic knowledge and helping the masses understand religion through modern methods. In a time where misinformation is rampant, Islamic media bridges the gap between the audience and authentic Islamic knowledge.

Islamic media, in all its forms, blogs, videos, podcasts, online lectures, webinars, and more, allows Muslims and non-Muslims access to scholars and experts in Islamic jurisprudence for authentic knowledge. In this spirit, the Islamic media section on our page aims to blend modernity and digitalization with the propagation of authentic Islamic knowledge in hopes of creating a more inclusive, knowledgeable, and interconnected world.

Live Islamic TV Channels

Live Islamic TV Channels provide viewers with live moment-by-moment visuals of the two holy sites. The most famous of these live channels are the Makkah Live and Medina Live channels. These channels broadcast whatever's happening in the two of the holiest sites for Muslims.

Through Makkah Live, anyone can watch the prayers being conducted at the Masjid al-haram and listen to the recitation of the Holy Quran by the Imam Kaabah. Similarly, Medina Live allows the viewers to observe the proceedings at Masjid an-Nabawi. The ILM TV channel broadcasts a diverse range of content, from live namaz and Quran recitations to QnA with Muslim scholars and Islamic talk shows predominantly from the African continent. One can also watch success stories in light of Islam and conferences on this channel.

Then there’s Roshni TV, based in New York. This channel aims to provide a platform for the Muslims of their region to understand and practice their religion in a better way. The Islamic media section also provides access to the famous ARY Qtv channel that has helped in the dissemination of Islamic knowledge in diverse ways. Other live TV channels include Tehzeeb TV, Tarbiyah Sunnah Channel, TVIslaamaa, and more. Some channels like the Hidayah Network offer online Islamic education, classes to memorize the Quran, and other interactive activities so the young Muslim generation can remain in touch with the religion.

Islamic Radio Channels

This category of the Islamic media section has a lot of variety. One can access radio channels preaching Islamic knowledge in the form of Quran translation, Tafseer, Naat, and a spectrum of Islamic speakers ranging from the East to the West.

Radio Sunna

Radio Sunnah is primarily in the Arabic language; it focuses on the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad ï·º and how Muslims around the world can implement his teachings into their daily lives and live according to the ways of Islam.

Radio Islam

Radio Islam focuses on a much wider spectrum and transmits Quran recitations and teachings to Naats and QnA on multiple Islamic issues in the English language.

Quran Recitation and Quran Translation

Quran Recitation and Quran Translation channels primarily provide transmissions on the recitation of the Holy Quran and its Translation.

Quran Radio Tafsir

The importance of Tafsir is unimaginable as far as truly understanding the Quran in its context is concerned. This radio channel does exactly that.

Fatwa Radio

One of the most brilliant features within this category is FATWA Radio, which is a space for understanding and getting acquainted with Sharia law. You can access many other Islamic Radio channels that transmit sessions and lectures of popular Islamic speakers, Islamic talks, Spiritual and religious guidance, and Islamic studies.

Visitors can listen and learn from a wide range of Islamic speakers, such as Abdulrahman Alsudaes, Ahmad Al-Ajmy, Mishary Al Afasi, Mohammad Jibreel, Hatem Fareed Alwaer, Mohammad Rashad Alshareef, and many more.

Prominent Islamic Speakers

The advent of digitalization has also made it possible for the general audience to reach prominent Islamic speakers and scholars for religious and spiritual guidance. Some of the notable Islamic speakers in today's age are:

Zakir Abdul Karim Naik

Zakir Naik is known for his vast knowledge of Islam and other faiths, allowing him to represent Islam to all types of audiences. Utilizing the interconnections between various faiths to convince the audience of the truth of Islam is a brilliant quality characteristic of Naik. He is the founder and president of the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) and the Peace TV Network and has used the ability of digital media to its fullest. Naik differs from many scholars in that he takes a more modernistic approach to his speeches and is known to be colloquial and articulate in his lectures and debates.

Mufti Ismail ibn Musa Menk

One of the most influential and highly prevalent scholars on social media, Mufti Menk, is an Islamic scholar of Zimbabwean-Indian origin, popular among the younger generation. Known for his unorthodox style of preaching, Mufti Menk has come across as a light-hearted and modern Mufti with a plethora of lectures, videos, sessions, and podcasts available across different social media platforms.

He is the Grand Mufti of Zimbabwe's Muslim community. He is also the head of the fatwa department for the Council of Islamic Scholars of Zimbabwe. Menk was named one of the 500 most influential Muslims in the world. He has also published a collection of his sayings in the form of a book called Motivational Moments. Other influential and prominent Muslim speakers include Bilal Philips, Yasmin Mogahed, Nouman Ali Khan, Omar Suleiman, and Yusuf Estes.

Islamic TV Shows and Series

Islamic content creators have taken full advantage of digital media to create TV shows and web series highlighting key Islamic figures and their contributions towards the development of Islam and events in Islamic history.

Among myriads of other Islamic TV shows and series, some of the most popular and highly recommended ones are The Imam, Harun al-Rashid, Jaber Ibn Hayan and Abu Ali Sina, Palace Spies, and BILAL: A New Breed of Hero.

These TV shows have played a pivotal role in raising awareness, especially among younger generations, about Islamic heroes and key Islamic events. The use of media for such purposes has helped in inspiring many and spreading a positive message across the globe.

Media's Role in Promoting Islam

It is no surprise how many misconceptions and misinformation exist in today's world, especially in the context of Islam and its teachings. And one of the best ways to tackle this issue is Islamic media.

One can only imagine the reach and impact of media in today's age, where everyone has access to some form of media. The use of this media for the dissemination of Islam and its true essence and the authentic propagation of the teachings of the Quran and Prophet Muhammad ï·º will play a cardinal role in the wiping out of all false concepts.

It is undoubtedly cardinal now to make use of Islamic media in the best possible manner to help build a much more harmonious and tolerant society in all parts of the world.


Islamic Media Resources

It is highly recommended that you read books such as "On Islam: Muslims and the Media," "Media & Muslim Society," and "Fiqh of Social Media: Timeless Islamic Principles for Navigating the Digital Age" to learn more about Islamic media.

You can also gain further insights through articles such as The Idea of Islamic Media: The Qur'an and the Decolonization of Mass Communication, The Role Of Media In Islamic Da’wah In A Plural Society: Significance, Prerequisites And Techniques and Islam and Muslims in the Media: Industry Challenges and Identity Responses in addition to many more.

One can also visit various Muslim Media Organisations' websites for further information, such as the Muslim Council of Britain, Muslim and Quran, Bayyinah, and many more.