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Tracking sensemaking efforts on the London riots as opposed to law-and-order calls
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London riots: frightened and angry, Tottenham residents seek answers - The Guardian

London riots: frightened and angry, Tottenham residents seek answers - The Guardian | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The GuardianLondon riots: frightened and angry, Tottenham residents seek answersThe GuardianI hear social deprivation blamed, yet there are other poor areas of the country that didn't riot. Others blame atheism and the lack of morality.
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London Riots 2011: Historian Says ‘Whites Have Become Black’

A prominent British historian has sparked outrage by blaming the ongoing riots in England on black Afro-Caribbean culture. (@AvaVidal I posted this to your Facebook page.
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Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Putting Lie to the London Race Riot Myth

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Putting Lie to the London Race Riot Myth | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Putting?RT @luckyairlangga: RT @ARCCollective: Putting Lie to the London Race Riots Myth http://t.co/Q4EH40f...
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Pittsburgh Comedy: London Riots - Rob Rogers' Cartoons

Pittsburgh Comedy: London Riots - Rob Rogers' Cartoons | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
London Riots - Rob Rogers' Cartoons http://t.co/hTHIJMW #pghcomedy...
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London riots: the purpose of urban policy - The Guardian (blog)

London riots: the purpose of urban policy - The Guardian (blog) | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it

Boston GlobeLondon riots: the purpose of urban policyThe Guardian (blog)This was between riots, this was normality. I know of nowhere in London that matches that description, but can we rule such scenarios out of the capital's future?" - reference to French "banlieue"

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Massive Attack Publish Statement on London Riots | Death and Taxes

Massive Attack Publish Statement on London Riots | Death and Taxes | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it

Massive Attack Publish Statement on London Riots | Death and Taxes..

 

Excerpt: Kudos to Robert del Naja & Co. for calling the London riots for what they really are—”absolutely political.”

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The Tyee – Everyone's a Looter in the London Riots

The Tyee – Everyone's a Looter in the London Riots | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Whether driven by criminality or something more, we'll all take what we want from this riot.
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Opinion piece by Katrina Navickas

'Fire and fear: rioting in Georgian London and contemporary Britain', from History & Policy, the independent initiative working for better public policy through an understanding of history (RT @Amanda_Vickery: London riots should be classed as criminal...
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London Riots Hint At Wider Risks Of Youth Unrest | Link Newspaper

London Riots Hint At Wider Risks Of Youth Unrest | Link Newspaper | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
#Protest London Riots Hint At Wider Risks Of Youth Unrest: Whether that sense of disenchantment fuels political ...
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Peckham Post It Notes Against London Riots

Peckham post-it note protest against #london #riots  courtesy of spherical images 'virtual tour'

 
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FAIR Blog » Blog Archive » After London Police Killing, Media Focus on Problem of Police Restraint

FAIR Blog » Blog Archive » After London Police Killing, Media Focus on Problem of Police Restraint | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it

Democracy Now interview with Richard Seymour on police brutality and riots

 
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RT @DavidIanSkinner43: @SocProf29 see also @gmpolice86 feed naming each person convicted in Manchester with DoB and offence

 
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London riots: Lidl water thief jailed for six months - Telegraph

London riots: Lidl water thief jailed for six months - Telegraph | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
A college student with no criminal record was jailed for six months on
Thursday for stealing a £3.50 case of bottled water during a night of
rioting.
 
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London riots: the family of Mark Duggan says it has no trust in the IPCC - The Guardian

London riots: the family of Mark Duggan says it has no trust in the IPCC - The Guardian | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukLondon riots: the family of Mark Duggan says it has no trust in the IPCCThe GuardianThe fiancee of Mark Duggan, whose death in Tottenham sparked the first of four nights of rioting in England, says that the independent police...
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Fashion for the riots: adidas in new PR 'disaster' - World - NZ Herald News

Fashion for the riots: adidas in new PR 'disaster' - World - NZ Herald News | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Adidas is embroiled in new PR troubles over its appearance as the fashionwear of choice for many of the young rioters in London and other parts of Britain.
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Rabble with a Cause: Were the London Riots a Spontaneous Mass Reaction or a ... - Scientific American

Rabble with a Cause: Were the London Riots a Spontaneous Mass Reaction or a ... - Scientific American | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Scientific AmericanRabble with a Cause: Were the London Riots a Spontaneous Mass Reaction or a ...Scientific American"Riots are the endpoint of a very long and entrenched process of social sense-making," Reicher says.
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There is a context to London's riots that can't be ignored

There is a context to London's riots that can't be ignored | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Nina Power: Those condemning the events in north London and elsewhere would do well to take a step back and consider the bigger picture...
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Big Brother isn't watching you

Big Brother isn't watching you | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it

Russel Brand - "If we don't want our young people to tear apart our communities then don't let people in power tear apart the values that hold our communities together."

 

 

 
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Nigerians lose one to London riots, blame African leaders - Vanguard

Nigerians lose one to London riots, blame African leaders - Vanguard | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it

Nigerians living in London have blamed African leaders for the riots that has rocked the United Kingdom since last Saturday.

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Media Ignores Racial Element of London Riots - Big Journalism

Media Ignores Racial Element of London Riots - Big Journalism | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
In London, rioting mobs in London and other British cities seem to be notably or even predominantly black — or so we gather from opaque clues, some photos, and the occasional slipped-in written reference, as in today's ...
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The London Riots - wtf? (Graham Brown mobileYouth) - social psychology perspective

Graham Brown of mobileYouth http://www.mobileYouth.org (RT @chrisfictoor: RT @DashBurst: #LondonRiots - What role did #socialmedia play?
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The Great Splintering - Umair Haque - Harvard Business Review

The Great Splintering - Umair Haque - Harvard Business Review | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it

A view on how the deeper cause is the tearing op of the social contract - (ie. some kinds of violence are more punishable than others)

 
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News Curation: curating the best and worst of the London riots

News Curation: curating the best and worst of the London riots | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it

Apart from the news reporting by professionals, there’s been an avalanche of citizen journalism – user generated content sourced from amateurs who have been recording what they see around them, in their workplaces and neighbourhoods, on their mobile phones and cameras. 

 

Amateurs are now working alongside the professionals and are often in places where the professionals can’t be. This is why media organisations increasingly need to keep a close eye on the social web to supplement and enhance their own reporting resources.

 

What this means is that journalists working in news rooms now have a new and evolving role. They need to be curators of the best content on the social web. The rise of news curation is one of the aspects of how the web is changing journalism, as explained in a recent book by Steven Rosenbaum called Curation Nation: How To Win In A World Where Consumers Are Creators.....

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Britain's welfare society isn't helping matters | Deseret News

Britain's welfare society isn't helping matters | Deseret News | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it

"the bet that Britain can simultaneously shrink the state and stimulate the economy." is contributing to Britain's social woes

 
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London riots [The Big Picture]

Two nights of rioting in London's Tottenham neighborhood erupted following protests over the shooting death by police of a local man, Mark Duggan. Police were arresting him when the shooting occurred.
 
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