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Governments use Terrorism and the Media to establish more power.

Since 9/11 the Australian Government and the media have perpetuated fear of terrorist attack in our daily lives, enabling an acceptance that our Government can promulgate our fundamental human rights. The repercussions of the media focussing on every major event as a terrorist attack, inadvertently allow Terrorists to instil more fear in our lives and(…)

Is the media contributing to the doctrine of terrorism?

The world mourns the tragic events in France on Bastille day. World media has flocked to Nice to report on this tragic event, Terrorism, the leading headline. Did the media perhaps miss the point and only aid the hysteria over Terrorism? Was this instead, a horrific criminal act of Mass murder? As I write this,(…)