With terrorist having little or no money to convey their political views to the world, they depend heavily on the media to give them free exposer in order to recruit members. Therefore, in order to help with combatting terrorist activities, the media should reduce the exposure that they are giving to the terrorist groups.
According to Simonsen & Spindlove (2013), even though the media could help with letting the public know that the police and other civil service employees are on the job by apprehending terrorist, they are also making it easy for other individuals to have sympathy for the terrorist. Not only this, the media could accidently alert a terrorist that the justice system is on to them. Hence, “In a free society, the media and the government will invariably clash on what gets coverage and what should not” (p.506).
Also there are news stations who show twenty-four hours a day supporting terroism. According to Simonsen & Spindlove (2013), the Arabic news media named Al Jazeera is “the largest and most controversial Arabic news channel in the Middle East” (p.506). This news media is able to show coverage all of the world, twenty-four hours a day to Arabic speaking people who have satellite