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Digital mob rules OK? Baby Peter and the Internet

Beckett, Charlie (2009) Digital mob rules OK? Baby Peter and the Internet. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (11 Aug 2009). Blog.

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Abstract

The mainstream press is only today telling us the names of the parents of murdered toddler ‘Baby P’. The Internet told us months ago. Normally, this would be a cause of rejoicing for Web enthusiasts who celebrate its contribution to free expression. But was this digital disclosure or mob mis-rule?

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2009 The Author(s)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KD England and Wales
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 19 May 2017 13:24
Last Modified: 19 May 2017 13:24
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/77863

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