Terrorism and mass media


The Australian media and terrorism

In any terrorist attack on Australian soil, it will be the media that defines the experience for the Australian public. The media will cover what happened and why, who did it, and will analyse whether anything could have been done to prevent the incident. Over...

Material that advocates terrorist acts

This discussion paper sets out a proposal to amend the national Classification Code and Classification guidelines for film and literature to ensure that material that advocates terrorist acts is refused classification.

Australians in Guantanamo Bay: A chronology of the detention of Mamdouh Habib and David Hicks

In the months and years following the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 on the United States, a number of people suspected of involvement with terrorist organisations or their activities were apprehended in various countries around the world. Many of these people were, and in...