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Terrorism in Media Land 

Dharmapuri Selvakumar MADHUMITHA
Tamil Nadu National Law University, Tiruchirapalli.
TamilNadu, India

Volume II – Issue IV, 2019

Media is a tool for spreading positive propagandas and morale as an awareness outreach to a large population but what it is, is a communication which has the power of persuasiveness.  Terrorism is wide spread and is used a mechanism for the rebels to threaten the security of the opposition, to this concerning issue media also aids in different forms such as social media. The followers are able to read and understand the motive and propaganda of the terrorists through any posts or a blog in social media: training and recruitment occurs mainly through the communication that media grants. The study and the objective of this project is to understand how to reduce the impact of terrorism through social media, whether it would violate the Freedom of speech under Art.19(1) of Constitution of India, Whether other Countries like US, UK and Europe have opted for a policy or a procedure to curtail the communication of terrorism through social media. The purpose of this paper is to emphasize that media also contributes to the fear, risk and uncertain future of the peers of social media and is influential to the non-users. This article would be a doctrinal based research. There are various methodologies used in this article including Content Analysis Method with secondary data collection from books and articles. The methodology that is being adopted in the said project is purely doctrinal in nature. The research is completely relying on primary resources such as statutes and also secondary resources such as notices, commentaries and various books of eminent authors have been referred and cited. The said research paper also has a high reliance on the study articles and other works of eminent universities/colleges and also websites have also been referred.

Keywords: Terrorism, Speech, Persuasive, Media, Aid

 

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