Mediablackout: Twitter users vent ang...

Mediablackout: Twitter users vent anger at police after reporters are arrested

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Ollie Gillman

Chicago, IL

#1 Aug 14, 2014
Mediablackout: Twitter users vent anger at police after reporters are arrested in McDonald's and TV crews are fired upon as violent protests over unarmed black teenager's shooting spiral out of control
Two reporters arrested in McDonald's while reporting on riots over death of Michael Brown - an 18-year-old shot dead by police on Saturday
One journalist was 'slammed' against a soda machine and an officer 'laughed sarcastically' at another reporter after he had his head 'banged' on a window
TV crews come under fire from tear gas and baton rounds
Singer John Legend joins calls on Twitter for police violence to stop

By Ollie Gillman For Mailonline

Published: 05:08 EST, 14 August 2014 | Updated: 06:53 EST, 14 August 2014

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