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Police in Ferguson arrest and threaten more journalists - The Washington Post
Overnight, several journalists reported being detained, threatened or otherwise prevented from covering the unfolding story. The arrest late Sunday night of three reporters — Robert Klemko of Sports Illustrated, Chicago-based Financial Times reporter Neil Munshi and Rob Crilly, a foreign correspondent for the Telegraph (and no stranger to war zones) — reportedly came as the journalists attempted to gather more information while police faced off with protesters.Ferguson Police Arrest Photographer, 90-Year-Old -- NYMagAll this comes after two reporters were arrested inside a McDonald’s last week during largely peaceful protests in Ferguson. One of those journalists, The Washington Post’s Wesley Lowery, recorded the exchange with police who said they were clearing the restaurant where Lowery and the Huffington Post’s Ryan Reilly were working.
Reporters Arrested, Targeted Once More In FergusonAround 6:30 p.m., those on the ground reported that Scott Olson, a Getty photographer who has been documenting the protests all week, was being arrested. The Telegraph's Rob Crilly said it appeared Olson was taken into custody "for not getting out the way fast enough when ordered." "He was literally just across the street from the media area," tweeted the Huffington Post's Ryan Reilly, one of the first two journalists arrested last week, adding, "Not a good sign for media access tonight."
They're turning Ferguson into a police state.Ryan Devereaux, a reporter for the Intercept, was detained by police early on Tuesday morning. His editor, John Cook, wrote that police had initially given no information about Deveraux's status.
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