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Criticism of media in Scarman report

Title
Criticism of media in Scarman report
Genre
Interview
TX Date
26 Nov 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:03:17
Description
Interview with David Nicholas of ITN reacting to the criticism of the media coverage in the Scarman Report into the causes of the riots in Brixton, South London and Toxteth in Liverpool in 1981. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
David Nicholas
Keywords
London; Reports; Journalism; Liverpool; Violence; Broadcasting; Freedom of the press; Ethics; Riots; Mass media; Brixton; Toxteth; Scarman Report; Leslie Scarman; Press coverage; Television news programmes; ITN

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