4.Broadcasting Murder: Militants Use Media for Deadly Purpose
By Joel Simon Samantha Libby
News of the August 19, 2014, murder of journalist James Foley broke not in the media but instead on Twitter. News organizations faced the agonizing questions of how to report on the killing and what portions of the video to show. If a group or individual commits an act of violence and then films it, how can traditional news organizations cover it without amplifying the ...
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