Skip to comments.Media’s Deadly Bias
Posted on 03/20/2012 9:40:19 AM PDT by opentalk
Writing articles on terrorism in a post 9/11 world becomes more difficult each day. Its certainly not due to the lack of terror or terror arrests; that, unfortunately, is never ending. Since 9/11 there have been 18,598 deadly terror attacks all in the name of Islam.
The writing on the subject of terror for myself and others has become a cat and mouse game with the media and the current administration. I cannot even count the amount of times arrests have been made in a terror plot here in the U.S. and there is absolutely no further information available.
When I say no further information, I am referring to the suspects gender, age and of course, the name. I have written about this before; if the name of the suspect in any way can even be misconstrued as being Islamic, more often than not either the media or law enforcement refuses to release the information.
The factual statistic of a terrorist is: male, age 18-34 of Middle Eastern descent. If the suspect falls into any or all of these categories it is more likely that the information is unavailable.
But what is even worse is when it is never even categorized as terrorism. The amount of terror acts committed that get swept under the proverbial prayer rug is actually unknown. What is known are those that come to light long after the fact that were classified as crimes, from vandalism to domestic violence and even murder
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