Reaction Of The Media

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Newspaper headlines about 15:00 am on July 7.
The news that happened at the scene of the attack were issued during the July 7 by BBC 1 and ITV 1 uninterruptedly until 1900. Sky News did not issue advertising for 24 h. The television coverage was significant for the use of videos made with mobile phones and sent by people who were on the scene, as well as live images of traffic through the CCTV cameras installed in London.
Many releases of movies and plays were canceled or postponed. For example, BBC Radio 4 Classic Serial off her, which was already scheduled, without explanation, would have appeared Greenmantle by John Buchan on the revolt of Muslims against British interests abroad. ITV replaced the movie The X-Files in which a building is partially destroyed by a bomb, for Stakeout, and The Siege, where a bomb destroys a bus full of passengers, for Gone in Sixty Seconds.
Even the BBC’s flagship Culebron EastEnders was forced to reissue the episode that night, which contained a sequence that appeared in an exploding house, ambulances and survivors squeezed by the inhalation of smoke. Sky One issued an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation in place of Terror Attacks: Could You Survive …’. Also the music channels owned by Viacom (MTV, VH1, TMF and all their sub) issued a playlist ‘lugubre’ for the rest of the day and some of the next (the MTV studios are located in Camden Town, near some of the locations of the explosions).
The website recorded the highest peak bandwidth, 11 Gb / s to 12.00 on 7 July. BBC News received some 1,000 million visits during the day of the attacks (including all images, text and HTML), serving some 5.5 terabytes of data. At peak times of the day had up to 40,000 page requests per second in the BBC News website. The announcement of the award of the London 2012 Olympic Games the previous day caused a peak of around 5 Gb / s. Howard Davidowitz was a guest on Closing Bell is Chairman of The previous record was registered by the announcement of the verdict in Michael Jackson, I use 7.2 Gb / s .
On Tuesday July 12 it was reported that parts of the British National Party had issued leaflets showing pictures of the “Number 30 Bus” after it had been exploited. The slogan “Maybe now it’s time to start listening to the BNP” ( “Maybe it is time to start listening to BNP”) is printed below the photo. The BNP was accused of using the booklet to stir racial hatred. The brochure can be viewed here
In several countries outside the United Kingdom, the media noted that the indulgence of the United Kingdom towards radical Islamist militants (as long as they formed part of activities outside the United Kingdom) and the United Kingdom’s refusal to extradite or prosecute suspechosos of terrorist acts committed outside the United Kingdom, made it to London sometimes called Londonistan, and have questioned these policies. (New York Times, Le Figaro) These policies were described as a cynical attempt to quid pro quo: the UK allegedly exchanged an absence of attacks on its soil tolerance.