Phil writes, “Runa Sandvik of Freedom of the Press Foundation is systematically documenting the arrests of journalists in Ferguson, Missouri made during protests of the August 9 officer-committed shooting death of Michael Brown.”
After each arrest, pursuant to the Missouri’s Sunshine Law, Sandvik filed requests for public records using MuckRock, a Web-based service that provides a real-time view of all related correspondence with the applicable law enforcement agencies.
"Race is there and it is a constant. You’re tired of hearing about it? Imagine how fucking exhausting it is living it."
Wired’s Steve Silberman explores the fascinating and increasingly important placebo effect, which appears to be getting stronger:
Saturday in Ferguson. Aug. 23rd.
Amid accusations of abuse, many in Ferguson, Mo., and cities around the country are calling for police to wear cameras. Cameras may not always be as impartial as people expect, however.