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Terrorism is the most overhyped story in the history of the mass media.

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Submitted by SG (Morocco), Oct 21, 2007 at 16:03

American journalists have to answer for turning a limited number of attacks carried out by a small number of people into the dominant "news story" of our time. Their hyping of the story has fulfilled th prophecy of the so-called jihad -- a nascent clash of cultures.

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