ADA Press accessibility concerns.

Some of you may remember that I got injured by the LRAD at the East Precinct the night of the 6th when it went off too close to me and at possibly too high a volume. Combine this with other accessibility concerns that I have had as a disabled member of the press and the Read more about ADA Press accessibility concerns.[…]

A background on the theory of press passes and the public space

Over the last few month and a half (it feels like a year by this point), I’ve been approached by a number of people concerning the concept of citizen/independent journalists and press passes. A large part of it is undoubtedly the fact that I actually produce press passes for independent journalists (shameless plug here for more Read more about A background on the theory of press passes and the public space[…]

Third class action case against City of Portland for police brutality

I’ve been incredibly busy as of late, and most of my focus has been on the Twitter and live stream side of things, including some research projects, but I wanted to take a moment to share some good news. Shortly after the Portland protests started, a class action case, Don’t Shoot PDX v City of Read more about Third class action case against City of Portland for police brutality[…]

State of the revolution, June 15th

by Heather-Lynne Van Wilde So, today’s been a bit of a wild day.  Last night the police unilaterally decided that when they declare a protest an ‘unlawful gathering’ and close down miles of downtown, that the press is not allowed inside.  Of course, if press did leave, there would be essentially zero oversight of any police Read more about State of the revolution, June 15th[…]

A background on citizen Press, and the Portland Police Bureau

“Those who are capable of tyranny are capable of perjury to sustain it.” ― Lysander Spooner So, this has been a few days in coming, but I wanted to get some other groundwork laid down before I started trying to put this together.  It may be a work in progress page, and I may move Read more about A background on citizen Press, and the Portland Police Bureau[…]

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