Some journalists choose not to live-tweet Michael Brown's funeral
[caption id="attachment_265677" align="alignleft" width="460"] A St. Louis Cardinals baseball at rests on top of Michael Brown's casket before the start of his funeral at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/New York Times, Richard Perry, Pool)[/caption]
For a story that started and spread on Twitter, some journalists chose to be quiet, or quieter, on Monday for the funeral of Ferguson, Missouri, teenager Michael Brown.
— Don Lemon (@donlemon) August 25, 2014
— elisacrouch (@elisacrouch) August 25, 2014
(For the record, I don't think live-tweeting a funeral is respectful. My updates in this medium will be sparse from here-on-out)
— Wesley Lowery (@WesleyLowery) August 25, 2014
I have a fluctuating list of journalists who are in St. Louis and Ferguson now covering the continuing story, and many are live-tweeting the funeral.