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Journalism & Communication
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Name Date Professor’s Name Course Section/# Censorship in the Modern World The specific article that this analysis will consider hinges upon the prevalence of Al Qaeda leadership within the ranks of the Libyan opposition (rebel) forces that rose up against and eventually overthrew the Libyan government of Muammar Gaddafi last year at approximately this same time of the year.
Due to the fact that the media heaped such a high degree of praise on these individuals that were working to employ acts of terrorism to overthrow a government, it begged the question as to why the Western press was so single-minded on the approach to this issue. This brief analysis will consider a solitary news report from the Telegraph and juxtapose this with the information that other news outlets continued to put forward to their viewership on a daily basis. Due to the fact that censorship takes a variety of forms, it will be the purpose of this brief analysis to consider how and why the main media outlets willingly chose to ignore such a massive story as the one which the Telegraph related. To briefly summarize the time period in which this article came out, the reader should understand that tensions within the Middle East had been fomenting as a result of the Arab Spring. ...
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