Report: 6 journalists arrested at Occupy Oakland protest

“As soon as it became clear that I would be kettled with the protesters, I displayed my press credentials to a line of officers and asked where to stand to avoid arrest. In past protests, the technique always proved successful. But this time, no officer said a word. One pointed back in the direction of the protesters, refusing to let me leave. Another issued a notice that everyone in the area was under arrest.”

Gavin Aronsen, Mother Jones editorial fellow

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  • Anonymous

    “mother jones editorial fellow”? oh, sure, i guess that qualifies. half of the people at these Occupy protests blog about it and call themselves journalists. I guess ware all supposed to rally round these “working journalists.” But aren’t most of them non-working activists?