Tuesday 9 August 2011

London Riots: Journalists attacked in Hackney

Guardian's Paul Lewis interviewed on BBC's Newsnight tells how journalists covering the rioting were attacked in Hackney.

He said a colleague was beaten to the ground.

Lewis doing great reporting via Twitter @PaulLewis of riots in North London, moving from Hackney to Chalk Farm in Camden.

Camden New Journal team live tweeting from streets of Camden.

Satellite TV vans withdrawn from Croydon after coming under attack.

Vivid reporting on Twitter of rioting in Croydon by Croydon Advertiser's Gareth Davies @Gareth Davies09

TheBusinessDesk West Midlands editor Marc Reeves @marcreeves tweets that furniture shop set on fire at Reeves Corner in Croydon is owned by his relatives and been in his family for generations.
  • MediaGuardian's Josh Halliday reports on ITN, CNN and SKY journalists being attacked in Croydon.

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