Category: Media Matters

Dallas Transit Police Sued For Wrongful Arrest of PINAC Reporter in Rosa Parks Plaza (UPDATED)

Dallas Transit Police Sued For Wrongful Arrest of PINAC Reporter in Rosa Parks Plaza (UPDATED)

Update: We have the complete audio of the incident below. Dallas Transit Police wrongly arrested a Texas man for taking photos in Rosa Parks Plaza near the city's downtown bus station, now they're facing a serious civil rights lawsuit, which you can see below. "DART's investigation ...
Watch: Southern California Cops Kill Suicidal Man

Watch: Southern California Cops Kill Suicidal Man

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A California man called police Saturday night, telling them he wanted to commit suicide by cop. Long Beach police fulfilled his request within an hour, shooting him dead in the street in an incident captured on video. Police say the man "charged" at them with a knife. The vide s ...
GRAPHIC: LAPD Video Shows Six Cops Choking Man to Death, Then Laughing About It

GRAPHIC: LAPD Video Shows Six Cops Choking Man to Death, Then Laughing About It

Los Angeles police officers killed an unarmed man inside a city jail in 2012, claiming he was "violent and combative," which required several cops to pounce on him, including one who placed him in a chokehold until he stopped breathing. The incident led to the city of Los Angeles payi ...
Wall Street Journal Reporter Detained at LAX, Ordered to Hand Over Phones to “Collect Information”

Wall Street Journal Reporter Detained at LAX, Ordered to Hand Over Phones to “Collect Information”

Federal agents detained a Wall Street Journal reporter for more than an hour at Los Angeles International Airport Thursday, demanding she hand over her two cell phones to allow them to "collect information." When the reporter balked, citing her right to protect her sources, Homeland S ...
South Florida Cops Tell PINAC Correspondent Photography is a Crime

South Florida Cops Tell PINAC Correspondent Photography is a Crime

I was taking photos of a sign outside the Homestead city council meeting in South Florida this month when a police officer named John Edward Frank informed me that I was forbidden from taking his photo – even though I had no interest in photographing him in the first place. So I start ...
Watch: American University Melissa Click Wannabe Calls Police on Journalist at Milo Yiannopoulos Event

Watch: American University Melissa Click Wannabe Calls Police on Journalist at Milo Yiannopoulos Event

A woman believed to have been part of the media relations team for American University in Washington D.C. told a journalist that she did not have the right to record a protest on campus Thursday because it would interfere with their attempt to provide a "safe space" for people on campus. ...