Media & Terrorismo


collateral-damage.pngA importância de um trabalho colectivo como este Collateral Damage é facilmente compreensível:

After more than a year of reporting and research, combing through thousands of foreign lobbying records and haggling with government officials over Freedom of Information Act requests, we have published one of the most comprehensive resources on U.S. military aid and asãsistance in the post-9/11 era. “Collateral Damage” couples the reporting of 10 of the world’s leading investigative journalists on four continents with a powerful database combining U.S. military assistance, foreign lobbying expenditures, and human rights abuses into a single, easily accessible toolkit.

Hoje são tornadas públicas as conclusões sobre a secção Médio Oriente (Israel, Jordânia, Turquia), amanhã, as relativas à Ásia (Indonésia, Paquistão, Filipinas, Tailândia, Uzebequistão) e, a 5 de Junho, o contexto colombiano.

Imperdível e para arquivar.

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Surveillance systems installed to fight crime and terrorism track us as we go about our lives. It may be too late to halt Big Brother.

Para ler na edição de hoje do Times.

Cliff Kincaid, editor do Accuracy in Media, regressa a uma discussão recorrente, mas fundamental: o posicionamento dos media no conflito israelo-árabe, sobretudo analisando a Al Jazeera Internacional [vídeo].

A propósito, o CENJOR está a organizar um curso de Formação Avançada em Jornalismo e Religiões.

De ontem, oportuno:

According to cyber-security experts, the terror attacks of 11 September and 7 July could be seen as mere staging posts compared to the havoc and devastation that might be unleashed if terrorists turn their focus from the physical to the digital world.

A teenager who crashed a former employer's server by sending a torrent of junk e-mail, a practice known as mail bombing, could still face up to five years in prison after the case was sent back to trial. Ler mais »»

Para ler no site do Council on Foreign Relations:

Como os terroristas utilizam a Internet?

[Aproveito para convidar todos os que assim entendam a enviar-me por email ou a deixarem-me sugestões interessantes sobre a “construção” dos terrorismos pelos Media. Obrigado!!]