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2/19 *Paper: context of Clinton’s speech launching missiles at Al Qaida, it happened right around the time that the Monica Lewinsky case was breaking, people wondered if it was like the movie “Wag the Dog” – did he make it up in order to overshadow the scandal? To find out about views on terrorism: polls, news stories TOPIC 5: September 11, 2001, Media Sets the Narrative I. TV defines the experience of the day II. It was designed as a media experiences, it was meant to be a media experience. Terrorism is dependent on an audience; it is all about the coverage. All of the networks immediately covered the attacks live, and all they had to do was step outside their offices. Every photographer was at the base with cameras up when the 2 nd plane hit the 2 nd tower. The 2 nd plane hitting the 2 nd tower became the most photographed historic event in history. Everyone was not calling everyone to turn on the TV. An hour or so later when the towers collapsed, an enormous number of people around the
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