Two reporters forced out of restaurant, equipment attacked

May 21, 2019
Two members of an Atlanta, Georgia-based news crew were forced out of a restaurant and had their camera equipment repeatedly attacked while reporting a story on May 1, 2019. CBS46 photographer Dimitri Lotovski and reporter Adam Murphy were in a Denny’s in Lithonia asking employees about the restaurant’s failing inspection score when, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, one employee became aggressive.In raw video footage of the incident posted by CBS46, a Denny’s employee can be heard yelling at the reporters …

First Amendment YouTuber shot while live-streaming security guard

March 14, 2019
Civil liberties and First Amendment YouTuber Zhoie Perez was shot on Feb. 14 while live-streaming outside of a synagogue and high school in Los Angeles. Perez, who goes by “Furry Potato” on YouTube, was filming a security guard and his gun outside of the Etz Jacob Congregation and Ohel Chana High School in the Fairfax neighborhood of Los Angeles while the guard repeatedly asked her why she was recording. Perez did not answer, but said on the livestream that the …
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