Thursday, November 24, 2011

Police arrest journalists "for their own safety"

Perhaps the safety referred to is the police's?

The bad press has had some results:

The New York Police Department's commissioner on Wednesday sent an internal message to officers ordering them not to unreasonably interfere with media access during news coverage and warning those who do will be subject to disciplinary action, after several journalists were arrested covering Occupy Wall Street demonstrations last week.

A tad depressing the police had to be reminded of this...

Read more here.

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