NPR media correspondent || Host of @OnPointRadio from NPR & WBUR || Author, Murdoch's World
The problem w Zuck here is that in the Deep South, the police often were the vigilantes... In this case, a Miami police chief who boasted "We don't mind being accused of police brutality..." https://www.npr.org/2020/05/29/864818368/the-history-behind-when-the-looting-starts-the-shooting-starts https://twitter.com/pkafka/status/1267946341113659392
RT @MichaelSocolow: The @bangordailynews reprints the column I wrote for @ralphehanson "Journalists are human — not news-delivery automat…
Here’s the thing. Reporters witnessing and experiencing things first hand - often with videotape documentation - are unlikely to accept conflicting accounts from authorities. This administration has already done so much to shred its own credibility. https://twitter.com/juddpdeere45/status/1267916520367292416
RT @greg_doucette: 1️⃣5️⃣0️⃣ Philadelphia, PA: cop pulls down a protestor's mask to pepper-spray her in the face as she's kneeling with her…
RT @ZekeJMiller: Statement by President George W. Bush: "This is not the time for us to lecture. It is time for us to listen. It is time fo…
RT @CarolLeonnig: NEW: It was the Attorney General who gave the order to forcibly clear protesters, largely peaceful, out of Lafayette park…
Which is to say - NBC's journalists are telling you from their eyewitness account, the president is making untrue claims. NYT's @poniewozik calls it "teargaslighting" https://twitter.com/albamonica/status/1267842987817611268
RT @MarkMazzettiNYT: William Barr said that the Flynn calls contained “nothing inconsistent” with Obama administration policy. Actually, th…
RT @WesleyLowery: you want to stop the looting. you desperately wave & shout for officers. the media sees the police blatantly ignoring you…
RT @BGrueskin: WSJ edit page on military intervention: “U.S. soldiers are trained for combat against a foreign enemy, not riot control aga…
RT @daveyalba: please read my story about misinformation during the george floyd protests, it’s my birthday 😓 https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/01/technology/george-floyd-misinformation-online.html
DC Mayor: police sweep of peaceful protesters in front of WH "shameful" https://twitter.com/MurielBowser/status/1267617085913522177
RT @thedailybeast: The bishop who oversees St. John’s Episcopal Church, which President Trump visited shortly after police used tear gas an…
This is an интересно development https://twitter.com/reuterspr/status/1267507471423287296
Illinois’ Pritzker after Trump dresses down governors https://twitter.com/dmihalopoulos/status/1267597586095104001
RT @stevenportnoy: Our pool of reporters and cameramen was just made to choke on the remnants of tear gas, while being manhandled and screa…
RT @DVNJr: “I’m an ally of all peaceful protestors,” Trump says as police fire tear gas and clash with peaceful protestors right outside th…
RT @lourdesgnavarro: I cannot believe what I am seeing at the White House. US Federal Troops confronting US citizens outside the Presidenti…
RT @jeremyhobson: This scene on CNN near the White House looks very planned. First Barr in front of the cameras. Then the police start movi…
RT @michaelwhudson: --America’s labor crises hit a depleted beat-- 'Several labor journalists expressed their concerns to CJR that the cur…
Louisville PD chief just forced out - was already set to retire later this month after police killed Breonna Taylor https://twitter.com/robferdman/status/1267555994709655553
RT @WBUR: "We have to figure out as journalists how we examine not just the unrest, but the roots of unrest," @michele_norris says. How th…
RT @mckaycoppins: “The virus seems to spread the most when people yell (such as to chant a slogan), sneeze (to expel pepper spray), or coug…
Trump’s aides have signaled he didn’t speak to nation because he has nothing to say. But he tore into governors - CBS’s @edokeefe has the details https://twitter.com/edokeefe/status/1267478663949357057
Lowery is absolutely right here. But if journalists backed by LAT's billionaire owner, CNN/AT&T, WSJ/Murdoch etc are treated with hostility by police, what expectations of civil treatment can other citizens without such protective institutions have? https://twitter.com/WesleyLowery/status/1267164317784342528
On Race, Protests, Police Violence, Riots, and the Media - @MeghnaWBUR leads a conversation with @michele_norris, me - and you -- Tune in and call in. @OnPointRadio - Right now. http://wbur.org and stations across the country. https://twitter.com/OnPointRadio/status/1267456868596830208
RT @mboorstein: NEW: Fire was in basement of St. Johns, and is out, my @washingtonpost colleague @phscoop reports from DC fire department.…
Reporter for KPCC & LAist ——> https://twitter.com/aguzmanlopez/status/1267269781805137920
WSJ reporter ——> https://twitter.com/tylergabriel_/status/1267287516345925632
RT @JimNelsonTV: Message from Cleveland police tonight: “No media is allowed downtown unless they are inside their place of business. Perio…
RT @JaneLytv: I really hope social media companies work to verify BLM organizers on their networks, because the amount of impersonation and…
Powerful words ftom ESPN’s ⁦@michaeleaves⁩ - valuable report from ⁦@JeremySchaap⁩: The Sports World Responds To The Death of George Floyd https://vimeo.com/424443379
RT @DavidBegnaud: BREAKING: Mayor of St. Paul Minnesota says he was wrong this morning when he said “Every single person” arrested last nig…
RT @midmichigannow: Amazing scene unfolding in Flint, Twp, Michigan. Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson has joined protesters in a peacef…
RT @garveymcvg: Hearing @LarryMantle and @warrenolney1 on SoCal airwaves together tonight as @KPCC and @KCRW work together to serve our com…
RT @davidfolkenflik: Photojournalist covering Minneapolis protests and riots says she has permanently lost vision in one eye after rubber b…
RT @bristei: Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott tells staffers in memo that company is 'taking all necessary security precautions' in wake of…
RT @PruPaine: Scary. Mob attacks and chases @FoxNews reporter and crew from White House protest scene.
RT @bubbaprog: Police literally opening fire on the free press.
Photojournalist covering Minneapolis protests and riots says she has permanently lost vision in one eye after rubber bullet that hit her face. See thread. https://twitter.com/killermartinis/status/1266786725185142784
The Charleston Post & Courier (where I earned my first professional byline 30 years ago) has been a bright spot among local papers - finding apparent financial stability & doing terrific work. This is baffling. https://twitter.com/maxwelltani/status/1266781670977540096
RT @PhilipKennicott: Perspective | When a CNN camera hit the ground, America saw the world through George Floyd’s eyes https://t.co/1atjDa2…
RT @YoYo_Ma: On Sunday, May 24 at 3pm ET, I’ll be performing #Bach’s complete cello suites live as a memorial for those we've lost in the p…
Meanwhile https://twitter.com/OKnox/status/1266364426736762880
RT @pastpunditry: Telling that the president used the line "When the looting starts, the shooting starts" — uttered in 1967 by Miami Police…
RT @adamgoldmanNYT: In fact, the Tampa native has voted by mail in every Florida election she has participated in since 2010, according to…
RT @nytmedia: The Wall Street Journal, Washington Examiner and New York Post, usually staunch defenders of the president, published editori…
RT @samstein: My good friend Bruno Carvalho has a horribly sobering piece in the NYT about the coming destruction of the Amazon, which is s…
RT @OnPointRadio: Tune in: We look back at FDR's New Deal programs and the lessons we can learn about economic recovery during the #coronav…
It recurs because companies intentionally format these video news releases to look like actual stories so they can be mimicked, run intentionally, or mistaken for TV news And local stations often don't have personnel or training to sift through the videos to tell the difference
RT @Barry_Yeoman: "The video clip laid bare, once again, a phenomenon of the cellphone era: official police versions of events that diverge…
Just to show it's not new - here's a report I did in 2005 (about a third of the way down) https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4600783 and from 2006 https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5327152 Another flavor from 2010 https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126056182
 
 
 
 
 
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