Category: Citizen Journalism

WATCH: Texas Deputies Detain PINAC Correspondent for Suspicion of Burglary while Video Recording Government Building from Sidewalk

WATCH: Texas Deputies Detain PINAC Correspondent for Suspicion of Burglary while Video Recording Government Building from Sidewalk

A YouTube video shows Texas deputies detaining PINAC correspondent Phillip Turner for suspicion of burglarizing vehicles, and possibly plotting to help an inmate escape from jail in late September. Their reason: Turner was video recording the City of Midland Police and Communication C ...
USDOJ Refuses to Allow Journalists into Jeff Sessions’ Press Conference Fearing Negative Coverage

USDOJ Refuses to Allow Journalists into Jeff Sessions’ Press Conference Fearing Negative Coverage

The United States Department of Justice says it welcomes all journalists into their press conferences as long as they follow a short list of criteria listed on its website. However, that turned out to be a lie as a pair of Portland journalists learned earlier this week. The journal ...
WATCH: PINAC Correspondent Kicked Out of Free Speech Rally in Oregon

WATCH: PINAC Correspondent Kicked Out of Free Speech Rally in Oregon

PINAC correspondent Mike Smith attended a free speech rally in Portland only to be physically thrown out by police. Smith was at the Patriot Prayer rally at the waterfront last Sunday, which is a popular place in the Oregon city for events and protests. There were several other groups ...
Oklahoma Military Police Harass and Intimidate Citizen for Recording Air Base

Oklahoma Military Police Harass and Intimidate Citizen for Recording Air Base

Oklahoma military police, assisted by two Oklahoma state cops, were recorded lying to a citizen journalist in order to get him to surrender identification while peacefully and lawfully recording the Oklahoma Air National Guard base from a public space on August 31. "Are you aware in t ...
WATCH: Undercover Minnesota Cop tells Photographer, “I Work for St. Paul Police, B***h! I’m Gonna Slap you Down!”

WATCH: Undercover Minnesota Cop tells Photographer, “I Work for St. Paul Police, B***h! I’m Gonna Slap you Down!”

  An undercover Minnesota cop was caught on camera threatening a man and shoving his camera into his face when asked for his badge number after he and his partner mistook him for a vulnerable missing person. "911," officer Benny Williams told 36-year-old St. Paul resident Andr ...
Watch: Idaho Police Arrest Man for Video Recording FBI Building

Watch: Idaho Police Arrest Man for Video Recording FBI Building

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGr2M8nzbHY&lc=z13ezjuabnjrhztz304citaatojox54rptw0k.1500838069440625 Police in Pocatello, Idaho arrested a man for filming an FBI building from public property. It is becoming an all too common occurrence for officers to stop and detain citizens for re ...
Journalists Arrested for Interviewing Portland Police Officers and Local District Attorney

Journalists Arrested for Interviewing Portland Police Officers and Local District Attorney

Portland Oregon where journalists are arrested for attempting to interview Portland Police Officers and District Attorney.  Oregon Journalists Bob West and Eli Richey both have a colorful history as it relates to documenting the employees of Oregon Law Enforcement agencies, both have bee ...