Posts Tagged ‘criminalizing journalism’

Journalist Adeemo Freeman prosecuted for investigating police brutality inside a high school (report).  Sentenced to one year in jail with five more years probation for recording police and school officials over the telephone and posting to youtube.  “Wiretapping” law used to prosecute journalist for asking valid questions about the abuse of a minor by a police officer in the Manchester West High School in New Hampshire.

Video with the so-called criminal wiretapping:

 

Video of alleged police brutality inside the school:

 

Accountability remains an historical artifact.  Citizens no longer have the right to gather newsworthy statements from “officials,” without risk of prison terms.