Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Media: Freedom of What? 'Fake news, journo arrests part of US intimidation campaign'

Journalists' rights in the United States are in question after an RT news team spent around 32 hours in jail for trying to film a rally. The peaceful protest against the military academy dubbed the 'school of assassins' had finished when officers handcuffed the crew covering the event and marched them to a police van. Our correspondent Kayleen Forde described her handling by police as 'brutal'. She was later released on bail and brought us her account of the arrest.