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NY Times article – - Errors – CNN, NBC – hurry to report something new/something exciting - Everybody was making mistakes - Emphasis on speed and false information - Retraction culture o Accept that now? o What we want is facts, and if somebody says sorry…move on - Part of retraction stuff – this was all built on citizens and phones, etc. - Press/feds lost some of credibility because of what they asked citizens to do * - Press/fed outsourced to citizens - Boston police said get on social media What happens when social media becomes involved in the “get the bad men” process? Social media helped people find conciliation Label of terror/terrorism
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Unformatted text preview: How race plays into it “Brown” – call it terrorism Social media – wide net over poor neighborhood Facilitated by the fact that it was going on through social networks Might not necessarily have happened if it was just police going door to door* Power of electronic media? And the way people can connect Radicalized by the internet? Ability for impact Perceived glory Brothers didn’t take credit for it No video from al queda They weren’t suicide bombers Civil liberties – cameras everywhere After 9/11 3,000 cameras installed in Wall Street area Cant walk around unfilmed in downtown new york...
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  • Spring '13
  • Fuzesi
  • Sociology, Al-Qaeda, September 11 attacks

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