Seattle TV news director quits, assignment editor fired over police abuse video

Seattle Times | Poynter Online
The KPCQ staffers delayed airing a videotape of police officers abusing a robbery suspect. The freelance videographer who shot the arrest footage believes KCPQ -- a Fox affiliate -- is too cozy with police. He ended up posting the video on YouTube, then selling it to another station. || Related Al Tompkins column.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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