Reporting the riots: did we get it right?

15th August, 2011

The NUJ meeting on Thursday evening in London will discuss the good, bad and ugly sides of the coverage, and the challenge for journalists posed by mass social unrest.

NUJ meeting: Reporting the riots: did we get it right?

Thursday 18 August at 7pm

NUJ Headland House, London

Speakers include:

Paul Lewis, special projects editor, The Guardian

– Hal Austin, editor, Financial Adviser magazine, and freelance reporter on the 1981 Brixton riots for the News of the World

– Tony Evans, football editor, The Times

Carmen Valino, Photographer

– Gary MacFarlane, Tottenham journalist and eyewitness to the riots

To reserve a place at the event please email:

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