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Reporting the riots – Paul Lewis at Polis LSE

Malmer, Faith (2011) Reporting the riots – Paul Lewis at Polis LSE. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (15 Oct 2011). Website.

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Abstract

Burning buildings, wrecked cars, raided shops, youths in hoodies wreaking havoc, and five deaths. These are the lasting images of the London Riots that went on virtually unchecked for four consecutive nights in August 2011, leaving Britain’s leaders and security forces stunned. The events were no less daunting for journalists intent on reporting the events. Singled out as targets, many were attacked for merely carrying a camera. Polis intern Faith Malmer reports on a lecture given as part of our free public Tuesday Media Agenda Talks by Paul Lewis at Polis/LSE on how he covered these extraordinary events in a cutting edge way.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 17 May 2017 09:29
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2020 23:08
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/77377

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