Links I like 11.08.13

London riots: Five ways journalists used online tools – journalism.co.uk
A lot of media coverage of the riots across England over the last week has focused on how social media has been used to organise the violence. In this blog, Sarah Marshall looks at how journalists used social media to tell the story of the trouble. The use of interactive maps and video feature alongside tools like Storify, which aggregate other people’s social media content and present it as a narrative of events. Just goes to show, it’s not the tools that caused the trouble – it’s the people using them.

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