Citizen Journalism : How London Bombings Changed Everything

Citizen Journalism : How London Bombings Changed Everything
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The BBC have a detailed analysis of the rapid evolution of citizen journalism spurred by the recent tragedy in London. They received that the news desk received 50 pictures from...

Guy Brighton
  • 5 august 2005

The BBC have a detailed analysis of the rapid evolution of citizen journalism spurred by the recent tragedy in London. They received that the news desk received 50 pictures from the public within an
hour of the first bomb explosion on 7 July. By the weekend it had 1,000
images and dozens of video clips sent by e-mail and direct from mobile
phones.On 21st June, the BBC received 67 pictures and 13 videos and a further 20 pictures on the day of the suspects’ arrests.

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