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Wed Aug 13, 2014, 10:45 PM

"When cops declare open season on journalists ..."

"When cops declare open season on journalists, when they feel free to declare any scene of "unlawful protest" a free fire zone, that will be a very ugly day - and not just for journalists."

---Hunter S. Thompson, "Strange Rumblings in Aztlan"

Of course, things were very ugly in Ferguson long before they started arresting journalists. But that quote comes to mind tonight, as the situation in Ferguson continues to

("Strange Rumblings in Aztlan" is an article he wrote for Rolling Stone about the death of journalist Ruben Salazar, who was killed by a wall-piercing tear gas canister fired by a deputy of the LA County Sheriff's Department during the Chicano Moratorium march against the Vietnam War.)

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Response to fishwax (Original post)

Wed Aug 13, 2014, 10:46 PM

1. Lawrence O'Donnell doing great live coverage now! eom

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Response to Cleita (Reply #1)

Wed Aug 13, 2014, 10:59 PM

2. I hope I'll get to see some of that later --

for now I'm following along mostly on Twitter and looking for a good livestream feed. I'd expect O'Donnell to do well with this, though.

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Response to fishwax (Reply #2)

Wed Aug 13, 2014, 11:02 PM

3. Chris Hayes is continuing live.

It seems MSNBC is going to cover it!

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Response to Cleita (Reply #3)

Wed Aug 13, 2014, 11:09 PM

4. thanks for the heads-up ... watching now!

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