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Worldwide Terror List 2015

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Substantiate and fact-check reporting

Substantiate and fact-check reporting

Journalists and other media professionals often work in the line of fire. Armed conflicts, regions plagued by violence and dangerous countries provide a myriad of newsworthy stories, but that also means that journalists have to work sometimes in very dangerous places. All risks cannot be eliminated when reporting from overseas, however, one does not have to do their job without minimizing such risks as much as possible. While not life-threatening, navigating through the tremendous amount of unverified information during fact-checking or substantiating a terrorism-related story can also pose serious challenges.

The Worldwide Terror List 2015Global Assessment of Active Terrorist Organizations is an ideal tool for editors, journalists and other employees of the press who must meet the demands of the '24-hour news cycle'. Editors and journalists can assess the level of risk in a country before traveling there just as they can be better prepared using the verified information provided by this book both to defend themselves and their professional integrity.

The Worldwide Terror List 2015Global Assessment of Active Terrorist Organizations is an extensive and detailed collection of all active subnational armed groups around the world with a special focus on those targeting media companies and journalists. Detailed analyses on the reasons behind subnational armed aggression towards journalists, the regions that are most affected and a thorough assessment of groups that attack journalists most often are also provided in an easy-to-use format.

The Worldwide Terror List 2015Global Assessment of Active Terrorist Organizations is also a nuanced and easily usable means that provides additional details and verified data – the very foundation of good news stories. On terrorist organizations and their fractions, geopolitics behind their activities, the current situation in key regions and more. The book contains thousands of pieces of verified data on all currently active subnational armed groups whose ideologies, goals, technical capabilities, areas of operations, leaders and the businesses they regularly target are all collected in this book. In the hands of journalists the Worldwide Terror List 2015Global Assessment of Active Terrorist Organizations becomes an invaluable tool of reporting; it lightens your workload and provides you with easily searchable and readily available compiled data that you just cannot find elsewhere.