London Riots Sensemaking
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Tracking sensemaking efforts on the London riots as opposed to law-and-order calls
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Reading the Riots: 'It was a war, and we had the police scared' - video

Paul Lewis presents the findings of a study into the causes of the summer 2011 riots, which found they were sparked by poverty, injustice and hatred of the police...
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Top tips: Reading the Riots – how can housing contribute? - The Guardian (blog)

Top tips: Reading the Riots – how can housing contribute? - The Guardian (blog) | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)Top tips: Reading the Riots – how can housing contribute?
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Data journalism reading the riots: what we know. And what we don't - The Guardian (blog)

Data journalism reading the riots: what we know. And what we don't - The Guardian (blog) | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Data journalism reading the riots: what we know.
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Riots report to recommend change in police tactics - The Guardian

Riots report to recommend change in police tactics - The Guardian | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The GuardianRiots report to recommend change in police tacticsThe GuardianHe said the Metropolitan police had already acknowledged that a failure to mobilise sufficient officers early enough to respond to the situation in Tottenham had led to...
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Reliving the riots

A Tottenham residents remembers how he coped with the London riots (Reliving the riots: A Tottenham residents remembers how he coped with the London riots http://t.co/VuFTcJHB - YouTube...
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A new kind of riot? From Brixton 1981 to Tottenham 2011 - The Guardian

A new kind of riot? From Brixton 1981 to Tottenham 2011 - The Guardian | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The GuardianA new kind of riot? From Brixton 1981 to Tottenham 2011The GuardianEven in 1981 there were scare stories that, in Manchester and London, rioters were communicating using "£10 radios".
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London Riots: Saying Mark Duggan Shot At Police Was 'A Mistake', Admits IPCC ... - Huffington Post UK

London Riots: Saying Mark Duggan Shot At Police Was 'A Mistake', Admits IPCC ... - Huffington Post UK | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
International Business Times UKLondon Riots: Saying Mark Duggan Shot At Police Was 'A Mistake', Admits IPCC ...Huffington Post UKOutrage over the shooting sparked the Tottenham riots, which spread around London and to several cities nationwide.
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Anglican leader: Britain risks tearing itself apart | Reuters

Anglican leader: Britain risks tearing itself apart | Reuters | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
By Matt Falloon LONDON, Dec 25 (Reuters) - Riots and bankers' greedhave sent Britain's communities spinning apart in the darkthis year, the head of the Church of England will say in hisChristmas (Reading - Anglican leader: Britain risks tearing itself...
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British police abuse: Root cause of riots - The Africa Report

British police abuse: Root cause of riots - The Africa Report | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
OpEdNewsBritish police abuse: Root cause of riotsThe Africa ReportThe fatal police shooting of Mark Duggan in August 2011 ignited days of rioting that rocked London and other British cities.
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Riot rumours: how misinformation spread on Twitter during a time of crisis (interactive tool)

Riot rumours: how misinformation spread on Twitter during a time of crisis (interactive tool) | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
A period of unrest can provoke many untruths, an analysis of 2.6 million tweets suggests.
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After the London Riots, a Tech-Savvy Study to Understand the ...

After the London Riots, a Tech-Savvy Study to Understand the ... | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
A study recently conducted by the Guardian and the London School of Economics takes an American post-riot practice — collaboration between a newspaper and a more academic institution to pick apart the reasons for street ...
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UK riots analysis reveals gangs did not play pivotal role - The Guardian

UK riots analysis reveals gangs did not play pivotal role - The Guardian | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The GuardianUK riots analysis reveals gangs did not play pivotal roleThe GuardianRiots in Tottenham, north London. The official figures show that those arrested were poorly educated and came from deprived areas.
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The London riots, the war in Afghanistan and Amy Winehouse ...

The London riots, the war in Afghanistan and Amy Winehouse ... | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Some thuggery is more worthy of condemnation than others. Don't hold your breath in waiting for David Cameron to express outrage over the sickening violence of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq or the bombing of Libya.
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Caribbean nationals blamed for London riots by UK talk shows | Jay ...

Caribbean nationals blamed for London riots by UK talk shows | Jay ... | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Although officials and the police are not blaming any racial, cultural or geographical group for the wide-scale rioting that has been rocking sections of the United Kingdom (UK), talk shows in Britain yesterday reportedly began ...
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» #Riot: Self-Organized, Hyper-Networked Revolts—Coming to a City Near You

» #Riot: Self-Organized, Hyper-Networked Revolts—Coming to a City Near You | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Forget anarchy. With social media, today's protests are networked, mobile, and everywhere.
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Twitter a force for good during London riots - E & T Magazine

Twitter a force for good during London riots - E & T Magazine | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Twitter was a force for good during the summer riots in the UK, a study has found. - E&T Magazine.
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Brain science and the law: should we understand more and condemn less?

Brain science and the law: should we understand more and condemn less? | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Matthew Taylor, who presents a new series about neuroscience on BBC Radio 4, argues that we should favour treatment over punishment...
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Water cannon won't quench the fire inside rioters - The Guardian (blog)

Water cannon won't quench the fire inside rioters - The Guardian (blog) | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)Water cannon won't quench the fire inside riotersThe Guardian (blog)No one is going to argue that getting soaked by a high power stream of water on a cold London night isn't going to be an effective way to get someone's...
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Reading the Riots: Investigating England's summer of disorder – full report

Reading the Riots: Investigating England's summer of disorder – full report | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The Guardian and the London School of Economics's 40-page report into the summer riots...
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London's Burning painted a portrait of a society splintered during the riots - Metro

London's Burning painted a portrait of a society splintered during the riots - Metro | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
MetroLondon's Burning painted a portrait of a society splintered during the riotsMetroTV review: London's Burning's characters were sketchily drawn, but the action depicting the London riots still had you shifting uneasily in your seat.
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London Riots 2011 …from my perspective! : Lambeth Youth Faith ...

London Riots 2011 …from my perspective! : Lambeth Youth Faith ... | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The London riots were sparked on 6th August 2011 in relation to a peaceful march in response to the fatal shooting of Mark Duggan by the Metropolitan Police. Due to frustration and unanswered questions, a riot began in Tottenham, North ...
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Twitter? Facebook? Rioters saw it on TV

Twitter? Facebook? Rioters saw it on TV | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The spread of the riots was covered well enough by mainstream media for some people to use it to find out where disorder was taking place so they could join in (Twitter? Facebook?
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Police 'forced to use their own mobiles' during London riots – Metro

Daily MailPolice 'forced to use their own mobiles' during London riotsMetroPolice were forced to use their own mobile phones during the August riots after their multi-billion pound radio system failed.
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Riots: 'The whites have become black' - full video

Riots: 'The whites have become black'  - full video | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Historian David Starkey has told BBC's Newsnight ''the whites have become black'' in a discussion on the England riots with author and broadcaster Dreda Say Mitchell and the author of Chavs, Owen Jones.
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