More journalists arrested in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. – A number of people have been arrested since the protests and turmoil broke out in Ferguson, including reporters.

As of Tuesday morning, 10 journalists have been arrested during their coverage of Ferguson, according to Poynter Institute, a school committed to educating and training working as well as up-and-coming journalists.

The first arrests of journalists occurred last week when the Washington Post's Wesley Lowery and Huffington Post's Ryan Reilly were arrested at a Ferguson McDonald's. Both were later released.

Since that time, eight other journalists have been arrested, with the latest Monday night:

  • Robert Klemko of Sports Illustrated
  • Rob Crilly of The Telegraph
  • Neil Munshi of Financial Times
  • Scott Olson of Getty Images
  • Frank Hermann, Ansgar Graw, Die Welt, and Lukas Hermsmeier of The European
  • Ryan Devereaux, The Intercept


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