September 10, 2014

College Students Unaware Of 9/11, But Can Name Celebrities Whose Nude Photos Were Hacked

We asked the following questions to randomly selected students around the GWU campus:
  • Next week marks the anniversary of a major national event do you know what that is?

  • Do you know what ISIS is?

  • Did you know that ISIS is responsible for the beheading of two American journalists? If so, could you name one?

  • Are you aware of the celebrity "nude photo" hacking scandal? If so, could you name any of the celebrities involved?

The results are stunning:

  • 6 out of 30 students recognized this week is the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks

  • 4 out of 30 students were able to name one of the American journalists beheaded at the hands of ISIS

  • 29 out of 30 students were able to identify one or more celebrities involved in the nude photo hacking scandal

The reason for conducting this video project was to bring awareness to our 9/11: Never Forget Project which is designed to remember those murdered at the hands of radical Islamists more than a decade ago. (Source)

(Hat Tip: Weasel Zippers)

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