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INTERNET RESOURCES FOR COVERING TERRORISM

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Afghanistan
http://www.msnbc.com/modules/afghanprimer/
A quick backgrounder on the country's history and present.

Anthrax Threats
http://www.usps.com/news/2001/press/pr01_1010tips.htm
US Postal Service tips on how to identify and deal with suspicious letters or parcels.

Bringing the Stories Home
http://www.facsnet.org/issues/specials/terrorism/conferenceindex.php3
Backgrounders from FACSNET on covering the war on terrorism.

CNN: Chronology of Terror
http://www.cnn.com/2001/US/09/11/chronology.attack/index.html
Chronology of the 9/11 attacks and response.

Coping with Trauma
http://www.newslab.org/links/traumalinks.htm
Resources for journalists affected by the trauma of covering disaster.

Covering Bioterrorism
http://www.rtnda.org/resources/bioterror.shtml
Journalist's guide produced by RTNDA.

Covering Victims
http://www.newslab.org/resources/victims.htm
Tips on dealing with victims of tragedy or disaster.

Diplomatic Security Service
http://www.dssrewards.net/
State Dept. information on counter-terrorism rewards program, links to "most wanted" list.

IRE Resources for Terrorism-Related News
http://www.ire.org/related/
Tipsheets and links to databases.

FBI on Terrorism
http://www.fbi.gov/congress/congress01/freeh051001.htm
Statement by former FBI director Freeh on threat of terrorism, May 2001.

FEMA Backgrounder on Terrorism
http://www.fema.gov/hazard/terrorism/index.shtm
Facts on previous incidents, definitions.

Hunting Bin Laden
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/binladen/
PBS program from 1999.

Ready.gov
http://www.ready.gov/
Homeland Security Department site includes basic info on potential threats.

State Department Response to Terrorism
http://usinfo.state.gov/is/international_security/terrorism.html
Archive of documents on terrorism.

Talking with Children
http://www.cyfernet.org/talkchild.html
Background on how children react to terrorism and disasters.

Terrorism Glossary
http://www.newslab.org/resources/terrorgloss.htm
An exhaustive glossary of terms with links to background information.

Terrrorism: Questions and Answers
http://www.terrorismanswers.com/home/
Comprehensive guide from the Council on Foreign Relations

Understanding Islam
http://fyi.cnn.com/2001/fyi/news/09/28/Islam.explainer/index.html
CNN's take on the religion of many faces.

Who is Bin Laden?
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/155236.stm
Background from the BBC.


 

 

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January 15, 2009
 

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