Category Archives: government and media

Ferguson through the camera lens

News photographers were among the many journalists who faced dangerous situations as they documented the scene in Ferguson in the aftermath of the shooting of an unarmed teenager by a police officer there and the unrest that followed. Several of … Continue reading

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St. Louis SPJ condemns attacks on the press in Ferguson

As confrontations between protesters and police continue in Ferguson, the St. Louis Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists condemns all attacks on the press, including the arrest of two reporters Wednesday. According to multiple news stories, St. Louis County … Continue reading

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Drone demonstration spurs lofty discussion

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Who has the right to watch us from the sky?

Many TV stations have the capability to chase stories in the sky aboard a helicopter, but now some journalists are experimenting with drone technologies — used for military surveillance — to get previously unimaginable footage. Drone technology, your privacy and … Continue reading

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