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4. Deadly Riots – the Los Angeles Riot of 1992 (cont’d)

ANALYSIS

generalized belief – belief among Blacks, Hispanics, others

 that justice cannot be had for them – media edited tape

 selectively – naturally, most members of the public assumed

 the officers would be convicted – Mayor Bradley’s statements

 further supported belief that ‘system had failed’

mobilization of participants – note that no rioting itself

 occurred in Ventura County – but rather, South-Central L.A.,

 with violence directed first at authority symbols, then at

 convenient, ‘safe’ targets – note role of media here in a     

 leadership role, directing rioters, unintentionally(?) urging

 them on

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