Marda Dunsky is a former Arab affairs reporter for the Jerusalem Post and editor on the national/foreign desk of the Chicago Tribune. She has developed a media literacy course on American mainstream reporting of the Arab and Muslim worlds that she teaches at DePaul University. She was previously on the faculty of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Dunsky's work on U.S. media coverage of the Middle East has been published in the Journal of Islamic Law and Culture, Arab Studies Quarterly and Nieman Reports. Her op-ed pieces on the Middle East have appeared in the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers.