How to Film Protests: As Police Departments Prep for May Day, Tips on Being a Good Citizen Journalist

 As police departments around the country are reportedly mobilizing to shut down protests and actions for May Day, it's worth looking back over Witness's tips for how to videotape safely and legally at protests, to document any illegal actions taken by the police. 

In addition to this video, there are four others in the series, from Prepare to Film to Choosing the Right Equipment to Conducting Interviews--essential viewing for the citizen journalist and even helpful for seasoned professionals. 

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Posted at April 30, 2012, 12:37pm