Media’s Attraction to Terrorist Acts

Most people see the explosions, bodies, and training camps on the nightly news, and they think, œwow, that’s terrible. or œWhy would these terrorists want their training footage out to the public? The simple answer, recruitment.

Think of it this way, the Blue Angels are used by the U.S. Navy as a recruitment tool and a means of publicity. The terrorists are doing the same thing, when œwanna-be terrorists are contemplating joining, seeing large, organized sections a terrorist organization could give them that last little push they need to sign up.

Q. Do you think with, this being the case, the nightly news should be more careful about what they show on tv? Explain