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Me and the press? We cool, said delusional NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly today.
Video shot at Zuccotti Park on New Year's Eve shows a heated confrontation between a journalist and police, after a cop threatens to confiscate the unidentified reporter's press credentials.
We're still confirming the identity of the photographer, but based on his own muffled introduction to the police officer, it seems to be NY Times photographer Robert Stolarik.
"We didn't keep anybody from reporting, you just had to stand to the side. You don't have a right as a press person to stand in the way in the interest of getting the story."
It took complaints from media outlets to get Police Commissioner Ray Kelly to tell cops to, uh, let journalists do their jobs.
According to the eviction notice, the park was merely "cleaned and restored for its intended use." If this is the case, why were so few people permitted to view it?
It never ends: an accredited freelance news cameraman was arrested by a Long Island police sergeant Friday evening after he refused to stop videotaping an arrest in Bohemia.
A federal grand jury is looking to see whether the NYPD has been leaking details about sensitive terrorist cases to the press.
After a January directive not to talk to the press, the Parks Department has backed down and will let employees talk with reporters—on their own time.
The next time Charlie Sheen pays a lady to come over
Meet Paul Browne, the former reporter (and potential spy recruit) who
Hey, the new Senate Majority Leader doesn't like it when reporters ask
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