Once you have reviewed “Terrorism and the Media” attached here and under week four in Resources as well as your assigned week four reading in both
textbooks, respond “comprehensively and in detail” (no minimum word length, but err on the comprehensive side) to the following two part question:
Initially, explain “why terrorist organizations seek media coverage.” In addition, “in a second section “TITLED “Counter-terrorism & the Media” describe
how the media support international counter-terrorism efforts can? Be careful not to omit this second part of the question the question.
Ensure you follow the APA for your in-text citations and references (do not be concerned about hanging indents or double spacing).
A superior score will only be awarded to those that include robust response that is well-articulated (good grammar, word usage, etc) and incorporates
“proper” APA in-text citations from the attached article (course text book/s and external/outside research is a recommended “option” to further enhance
Identify and explain key developments in the “history” of terrorism. This is a very broad question, but you should respond “comprehensively,
specifically, and in detail” (no minimum word length, but err on the comprehensive side) while including events, types of terrorism, tactics, and
turning points (avoid simply listing events or only tactics, events, etc. – include “all” – events, types, tactics, and turning points). Note: A
significant portion of you response should involve events, turning points, etc. prior to 1970 (including several hundred years ago).
Ensure you follow the APA for your in-text citations and references (avoid just electronic links for references and make certain you have at least one
in-text citation for each reference – and vice versa; and “if” you quote – not recommended, you must include a page or paragraph number in your in-text
Presentation/Format: A superior exam will have clear and succinct headings (years, events, tactics, types of terrorism, and turning points) for
organizational purposes. Those striving for 100% should follow this format.
A superior score will only be awarded to those that adhere to all the above with well-articulated responses (good grammar, word usage, etc) and
incorporates research from class textbooks and external/outside sources. As a reminder, write in 3 to 7 sentence paragraphs (avoid long/short
paragraphs). Introductions and conclusions are necessary for superior scores.