Are Journalists Breaking The News, Or Spreading Terror?04:15
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David Bowdich (C), FBI Assistant Director in Charge of the Los Angeles Field Office, stands with other law enforcement officials as he speaks to the media about the terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center on December 7, 2015 in San Bernardino, California. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
David Bowdich (C), FBI Assistant Director in Charge of the Los Angeles Field Office, stands with other law enforcement officials as he speaks to the media about the terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center on December 7, 2015 in San Bernardino, California. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Another terror-related story broke yesterday when the FBI made an ISIS-related arrest in Maryland. In the past few months, the media has been struggling to cover terrorist activity without giving more publicity to terror groups and individuals.

NPR’s media correspondent David Folkenflik discusses the media’s role in these stories with Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson.

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This segment aired on December 15, 2015.

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