How the Internet is covering the Mumbai Terror Attacks

On November 27, 2008 By pramitsingh Topic: Terrorism, Terrorism, Mumbaiterrorattack2008, Roundup, Social media, New media, Citizen journalism

Long live the hive mind! The power of the internet to capture information is manifested best during times of strife and special events. The Mumbai Terror Attacks are no exception:

Mainstream news coverage from India and around the world:

Live News Video
NDTV 24*7:
IBNLive -
In Hindi)
TimesNOW TV channel:
Internet TV channels:

In pictures: Mumbai attacks BBC

On Flickr: Vinu’s Flickr Photo Set “Bombay Blast”

On Twitter:
Twitter - Mumbai:
Twitter - Bombay:
Twitter - Breaking News:
Twitter - Mumbai Attack:
Twitter - aeropolowoman:
#Mumbai ~ 1st Tweets Timeline & Chart …

Manish VIJ
Mahalo coverage

Google Maps,72.832242&spn=0.007054,0.007864&z=17&msid=105055855763538009401.00045c9d8b16af3ad1008

Geocommons Map



Citizen Journalists

Global Voices Online special coverage by Neha Vishwanathan

Blogher coverage by Snigha

NowPublic coverage


Mumbai Metblogging

Amit Verma
Veteran blogger Amit Verma was in the South Mumbai locality when the attacks happened. His report is here.

Blogger Maitri Vatul's roundup


Kamala Bhatt has done a nice roundup of the Mumbai Terror attacks

Gaurav Mishra has done a roundup of how social media sites are covering the Mumbai Terror Attacks

Mainstream News Media
The New York Times: Among the Mainstream sites, the New York Times is asking readers to submit live accounts and other material.

The New York Times also has a nice Slideshow on the Mumbai Terror attacks

Related Bighow Stories:
A simpleguide to the Mumbai Terror attacks 2008
A list of timelines of major terror attacks in India and in Mumbai
Mumbai Terror Attacks: A Relief Directory - all useful helpline numbers and how to help
For more, please click on the tags below the headline, especially ‘mumbaiterrorattack2008

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