Citizen Media and the London Riots

Tom Watson writes at The Sidney Hillman Foundation about how people have blamed mobile and social media for helping the London riots. Yet those technologies have also helped citizens report on the riots. He considers this even the “perfect laboratory” for citizen journalists, pointing to the riot maps that sprang up on the internet.

Citizen Journalists Capture Rage of London Riots (The Sidney Hillman Foundation)

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