Christopher Schneider – UBC – Great reading

The Vancouver 2011 Riot will become a landmark study of social media’s role in mob behaviour, police tactics and public response.

From Website

“The 2011 Vancouver Riot, Vigilantism and Social Media” Radio Interview for Canadian Broadcasting
Corporation (CBC) Radio One “Daybreak,” with Marion Barschel, 88.9FM, June 20, 2011.

Cited in “Rioting Teen Nathan Kotylak and Family Face Backlash, Forced to Leave Home” by
Denise Ryan, Vancouver Sun, June 19, 2011 (republished as “Thrust Into the Eye of a Storm”
by Denise Ryan and Matthew Robinson, June 20, 2011).

Cited in “Riots Through the Eyes of Social Media” by Sarah Douzeich, The Province, June 17, 2011.

Cited in “Vancouver Police Grossly Understaffed for Game 7 Riot” by Jeff Lee and Tracy
 Sherlock, Vancouver Sun, June 17, 2011.

“Understanding the Role of Social Media During 2011 Stanley Cup Riot” radio interview for
The Rob Breakenridge Show (provincial wide broadcast in Alberta), QR77 (in Calgary),
and 630 CHED (in Edmonton), June 17, 2011. Listen here: http://

Cited in “Vancouver Riots Spark Identity Probe” by John Rieti, CBC News, June 17, 2011.

Cited in “Police Use Technology to Investigate Riot in Vancouver” by Rebecca Linden, Global
 National News, June 17, 2011.

Cited in “Hockey Hangover Turns into Riot Embarrassment” by Jeff Z. Klein and Ian Austen,
The New York Times, June 16, 2011 (read more here:

Cited in “A Tale of Two Riots: The Role of Social Media” by Wendy Stueck, The Globe and Mail
June 16, 2011 (read more here:

Cited in “Vancouverites Fight Back Against Rioters Through Social Media” by Matthew Robinson,
Laura Kane, Evan Duggan, Stephanie Law, Vancouver Sun, June 16, 2011.

Cited in “Disconnect Between Cyberworld and Real World Plagued Vancouver Rio” by Sarah,
Douziech, The Province (republished in the Calgary Herald), June 16, 2011.

“The 2011 Stanley Cup Riot” in studio radio interview for News, Talk, Sports, “Jacked In” with,
Jessica Samuels AM1150, June 16, 2011.

“Social Media and the Vancouver Riot”  radio interview CiTR News 101, UBC’s Community Radio,
with Marin Lemelin, June 16, 2011.

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