What do you believe is the role of media in terrorism? Explain.
There are lots of options to consider with this discussion board! For example, here are some options to consider.
Discuss your views on media bias. Discuss whether, or to what extent, there is media bias in the portrayal of terrorism and homeland security in the media. Do you think terrorist use social media? If so, to what extent do you agree with laws, such as the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (2015), that gives the government the right to collect the personal information of social media users, especially in consideration of the government’s track record?
Do you think the real loss of privacy associated with the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act is worth the possibility of preventing a terrorist attack? Or do you think the government is flaming the fear of another terrorist attack in order to infringe upon the civil liberties of citizens?
Consider the role of domestic terrorism as a function of the Capital Riots in January of 2021, what do you think of Donald Trump’s October 21, 2021, social media move?