Charlie Hebdo Attack
Watch the following videos then respond to one of the following in your first post:
- How does the incident qualify as terrorism and not just an act of violence? What features, according to the course textbook – cite the page numbers – meet the definition of terrorism?
- Compare the attack to the controversy surrounding the release of Sony Pictures’ film The Interview. In what ways are they similar or different? Give three reasons.
Because I want you to post your original impressions, you won’t be able to see what other classmates have said until you post your first comment.
Also view this gallery of images created by cartoonists around the world:
Make your initial post by 11:59 PM Thursday and reply to at least two classmates by 11:59 PM Sunday. Please keep your posts civil and show respect to your classmates.
PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE NOT BEING ASKED TO GO OUT ON THE INTERNET AND FIND INFORMATION TO SUPPORT YOUR THINKING. YOU ARE BEING ASKED TO CONSIDER THE MATERIALS PROVIDED IN THE DISCUSSION, THINK FOR YOURSELVES, POST YOUR OWN THOUGHTS, AND CONVERSE WITH YOUR PROFESSOR AND CLASS PEERS.
ULOs Reflected In Discussion
- Define terrorism.
- Explain the roles media play in terrorist acts.