Research has found that sensationalist media coverage of acts of terrorism results in more such acts being committed the study will prompt further debate about how the international media responds to atrocities. Definition of terrorism – social and political effects by gregor bruce in review article issue volume 21 no 2 introduction social structure and order, governance of society and politics are dependent on good communication, and good communication requires agreement on definitions of terminology.
Terrorism influences the history of terrorism has affected governments, communities, businesses and individuals terrorism has been around for thousands of years but the term was not developed until the french revolution. Terrorism has been shown to influence domestic politics, for example, by altering the priorities of voters and politicians this article argues that terrorism has broader political consequences than simply putting national security on the political agenda. “whether it is the taliban, al-qaida, boko haram or, recently, isis, terrorism is everywhere on tv stations, newspapers and the radio we also know that terrorists need media coverage to spread their message, create fear and recruit followers.
Through the last 200 years, the concept of terrorism has been used to as a reference to political motivations and has been used a way to obtain liberation, oppression, and international global politics (“state of delaware”, 2012) since the terrorist attacks, police departments have adopted homeland security measures every police department has a homeland security [.
Terrorism another stream of research investigates how media attention to terrorism influences attitudes and policy preferences in target audiences and among potential supporters of the terrorist group attack characteristics there is a long-standing literature on how attack characteristics influence media attention to terrorism.
Terrorism can dramatically influence the world, as shown by the far-reaching and prolonged effects of the attacks in new york on 11 th september 2001 the definition of terrorism will affect communication and response to this issue and so have consequences for society and politics.
The use of terrorism is employed primarily to gain attention and to serve as a tool of propaganda the attacks of militant groups are more propaganda than deliberate acts of retaliation or retribution violence for the sake of violence does not correlate to the intended influence of terrorist acts in the aftermath of attack.
Investors and businesses in the united states have dealt with the realities and tragedies of global terrorism since at least 2001, and the threat has only increased.