Review of Alternative Articles: Security Threats at the Olympic Stadium

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Alternative Articles: Security Threats at the Olympic Stadium In June 2012, there was a severe lapse in judgment regarding security at the Olympic Stadium in London, England. Local press and international press downplayed and whitewashed the incident. Had the incident occurred during the actual summer 2012 Olympiad, the consequence could have been fatal with moderate certainty. A number of security procedures simply were not executed. As one may imagine, the security protocols for the Olympics are very structured, detailed, and certainly specialists with specific expertise contributed to the security plans. The security procedures were in place; the staff did not execute all of the procedures they were supposed to. They did not perform perimeter checks with trained search dogs. The searches for bombs or other weapons hidden within the stadium structure and grounds were never made. The security staff did not perform their professional duties adequately, which if there were not already dangerous materials or weapons on the premises, the period during which the security procedures were supposed to be followed but were not provided anyone interested in terrorist activity during the Olympics their chance to get on the premises to do whatever is necessary to execute their plan(s). By locating sources in alternative press sources, readers expanded their perspective on the issues and have the opportunity to reflective upon normative forms of news & press. A unnamed source from

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