publication . Article . 2017

Terrorism and the Press: A Study of the War on Terrorism, Islamophobia, and Al Jazeera

Chao-Chen Lin;
Open Access Chinese
  • Published: 01 Oct 2017 Journal: Mass Communication Research (issn: 1016-1007, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: National Chengchi University
Abstract
This paper focuses on the subject of terrorism neglected in Taiwan and discusses the role of news media in reporting terrorism. Based on a literature review and in-depth interview, this research looks to restore the fact of reporting on 911 and terrorism from Al Jazeera and surveys the intense relationship with U.S. This paper argues to rethink Islamophobia and terrorism by exploring the different definitions of terrorism between the West and Middle East. Arab journalists need to report on terrorism and face the danger from it.
Subjects
free text keywords: Al Jazeera, Islam, Islamophobia, Arab, terrorism, Communication. Mass media, P87-96
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