The riots in London have created tons of tension across the area as looters are creating havoc in the streets. While traditional media has been covering the London riots, it is through social media that the world is following in real-time with updates from eyes on the street. The London riots are dominating the conversations on Twitter as #prayforlondon, #londonriots, Chalk Farm, West Ealing and Mark Stone are all currently trending worldwide – the topic that sticks out is Mark Stone.
Mark Stone is a reporter for Sky News and has braved the riots and has been providing updates on the status of the London riots as they happen. Below is a look at a video that Mark Stone filmed and shared on YouTube that shows the rioting and looting in Clapham Junction.
Due to his reporting on the London riots, Mark Stone has received the adulation of thousands on Twitter – below are just a handful of the tweets.
- Let us be absolutely clear about this: Sky’s Mark Stone has balls of steel. http://youtu.be/Gqj1N9qeWXI via @craigelder
- If Mark Stone of Sky News doesn’t get a knighthood for his coverage tonight then the country is doomed. #Riots via @adamclarke501
- The Sky reporter Mark Stone is doing an amazing job, on sky news in Clapham.. Very sad viewing via @lizziecundy
- Have to say, what a great job Mark Stone is doing tonight. Very courageous journalism @skynews via @HayleyRockss
- Mark Stone is super brave. He’s reporting from all over with his bike and camera phone. via @6inchstilettos
- Love it, my colleague @stone_skynews is currently trending worldwide on Twitter for his reporting – Mark Stone via @fieldproducer
You can follow Mark Stone on Twitter @stone_skynews.