Religious Militancy and the Media as a Weapon

Option #1: Religious Militancy and the Media as a Weapon

Explain the rise of religious militancy and terrorism and how the internet and the media are used as tools and weapons.

The information on this topic can be found in the module lectures, readings, and videos presented in this course, as well as through your research of any outside sources you may find. Be certain to use scholarly resources. Wikipedia is not an acceptable resource. Google Scholar is an excellent resource for this project.

In this week, submit an outline of your Portfolio Project. Identify at the head of the outline which of the two assignment options you are choosing, and that will be the project you develop in this course. Your outline should briefly describe each section of the final paper, and be organized as the final project will be organized. Your outline should be sufficiently detailed to serve as a guide for your project.

Outline for Portfolio Project: Religious Militancy and the Media as a Weapon

Introduction
What is religious militancy?
How is the media used by religious militants?
The Rise of Religious Militancy
Historical factors
Social and economic factors
Political factors
The Role of the Media in Religious Militancy
How the media is used to recruit and radicalize individuals
How the media is used to spread propaganda and incite violence
How the media is used to justify terrorism
The Impact of Religious Militancy
On individuals
On communities
On societies
Conclusion
The challenges of countering religious militancy
The role of the media in countering religious militancy
This outline provides a brief overview of the topics that will be covered in the final paper. The paper will be divided into four main sections: introduction, rise of religious militancy, role of the media in religious militancy, and impact of religious militancy. Each section will discuss the relevant research and provide a comprehensive overview of the topic. The paper will conclude with a discussion of the challenges of countering religious militancy and the role of the media in countering religious militancy.

The paper will be written in a clear and concise style and will use scholarly sources to support its arguments. The paper will be well-organized and will follow the MLA style guide.

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