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GCSE Sociology

An excellent article on the culture of fear created by the media:

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/nov/16/fear-terror-victims

Answer the following questions for h/w:

  1. In the fourth paragraph, how does the author describe the options of the audience?
  2. How does the threat appear in hindsight and why?
  3. How do elements of the media divide the Western and Islamic world? See paragraph 6.
  4. How do the terrorists help create even more fear?
  5. What does the author mean in the last paragraph?
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Sociology and Media Studies teacher at Hazelwick School, West Sussex. Former teacher at Felpham Community College and Doha College

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