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Terror Attack in Auckland Today

With the terrible news of the terror attack in Auckland this afternoon, there will be a desire to understand what has happened and why. This is a normal reaction to a terrible event While we can’t control what has happened, we can control the amount that we are exposed to repeated talk about it that […]

Can the news media play a key role in triggering psychological reactions to terrorism?

In July 2011, Anders Breivik killed 77 adults and children in a bombing in Oslo and a subsequent shooting on a nearby island where the Norwegian Labor Party’s youth organisation was having their summer camp. I talk with Dr Bertel Hansen of the Department of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark about […]