HOW THE MASS MEDIA IS SELECTIVE WHEN IT COMES TO THE WORD ‘TERRORIST’

As law enforcement officials release more information about Stephen Paddock, the suspect in the Las Vegas shooting that killed nearly 60 people and injured more than 500 Sunday night, much of the reporting on his identity has focused on the fact that he is a “local individual” and a “lone wolf”—terminology that critics say has been used to signify that Paddock was a white male, and therefore not a terrorist.

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  1. October 10, 2017 at 00:33

    ter·ror·ist
    ˈterərəst/Submit
    noun
    1.
    a person who uses unlawful violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims.
    “four commercial aircraft were hijacked by terrorists”
    synonyms: extremist, fanatic; More
    adjective
    1.
    unlawfully using violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims.
    “a terrorist organization”

    Thats why. What group was he with? What were his poilitical aims?

  2. October 12, 2017 at 02:32

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