This course is focused on relations between terrorism and mass media, including new media, and the social media, i.e. Twitter, YouTube, Facebook. As Margaret Thatcher famously declared in 1985, ‘publicity is the oxygen of terrorism’. Many terrorist organizations are well-known for their communication skills, they use it to spread propaganda, gain public support, fundraising tool, method of recruitment new members. Some terrorist groups have their own media outlets. In the world of the permanent 24/7 communication environment, satellite channels, Internet forums, terrorists will be always able to spread fear.

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  • ECTS: 6
  • Component Code: 02.04.T.TM
  • lecturer: Sławomir Czapnik, PhD
  • Institute: Political Science
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