Psychology and Disasters – Terrorism and the Media

Terrorism and the Media

In a minimum of five pages (not including title and reference pages) APA Formatting :

  • Analyze how media broadcasting terrorist activities and successes psychologically impacts individuals (e.g., victims, recovery teams, first responders, the general population).
  • Formulate an opinion on whether media broadcasts of terrorist activities should be limited to reduce potential impact on victims and non-victims. Outline your arguments for both sides of the issue and then clearly state your position. Two concepts to consider when developing your position would be freedom of information and freedom of speech.
  • Explain how your position on media coverage of terrorist attacks can affect children.

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