Where is Dammartin en Goelle, where the Charlie Hebdo attackers, Said and Sherif Kouachi hold one hostage in a printing press (Google Street and Photo)

kouachi photoThe two brothers allegedly responsible for the killing of 12 people in a deadly attack against the editorial team of the satyric magazine Charlie Hebdo are holed down and surrounded in a printing plant in Dammartin en Goelle, 25 miles north east of Paris. They are holding at least one hostage. It is not know if they are negotiating with the authorities or not.

Image of the building in which the two fugitives took refuge

General location of Dammartin en Goelle

Photo by Rob Watling

Sorin Adam Matei

Sorin Adam Matei – Professor of Communication at Purdue University – studies the relationship between information technology and social groups. He published papers and articles in Journal of Communication, Communication Research, Information Society, and Foreign Policy. He is the author or co-editor of several books. The most recent is Structural differentation in social media. He also co-edited Ethical Reasoning in Big Data,Transparency in social media and Roles, Trust, and Reputation in Social Media Knowledge Markets: Theory and Methods (Computational Social Sciences) , all three the product of the NSF funded KredibleNet project. Dr. Matei’s teaching portfolio includes online interaction, and online community analytics and development classes. His teaching makes use of a number of software platforms he has codeveloped, such as Visible Effort . Dr. Matei is also known for his media work. He is a former BBC World Service journalist whose contributions have been published in Esquire and several leading Romanian newspapers. In Romania, he is known for his books Boierii Mintii (The Mind Boyars), Idolii forului (Idols of the forum), and Idei de schimb (Spare ideas).

One thought on “Where is Dammartin en Goelle, where the Charlie Hebdo attackers, Said and Sherif Kouachi hold one hostage in a printing press (Google Street and Photo)

  • January 10, 2015 at 2:16 pm
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    If radical Islamists think the Western World has no values to stand up for, let them just look at what’s going on in Paris!

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