Chapter 1. What is Terrorism?
Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
Copyright © 2009 Susan D. Moeller
Packaging Terrorism: Co-Opting the News for Politics and Profit
How to Cite
Moeller, S. D. (2008) What is Terrorism?, in Packaging Terrorism: Co-Opting the News for Politics and Profit, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306040.ch1
- Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
- Published Print: 5 DEC 2008
Print ISBN: 9781405173667
Online ISBN: 9781444306040
- terrorism and what have we learned about terrorism;
- The American experience - the agenda of “War on Terror”;
- President George W. Bush's “War on Terror” - began on September 11, 2001;
- The “War on Terror” - a response to the terrorists attacks of September 11;
- Ur-policy connected 9/11 terrorists, weapons of mass destruction (WMD), Iraq, and other “Axis of Evil” countries;
- words and Trojan Horses;
- act of terror - a “crime” or an “act of war”?;
- London Underground and bus bombings on July 7, 2005 - argument for terrorism as an “ideology”;
- News Standards and why they matter;
- National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)
This chapter contains sections titled:
The American Experience: The Agenda of the “War on Terror”
Are You Ready?
Words and Trojan Horses
Political Correctness: Can I Use the Word “Terrorist?”
Why Do News Standards Matter?
So What is “Terrorism”?
What Have We Learned about Terrorism?