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Views Preview: Cell Phone Video Emerges of Sandra Bland's Arrest

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Nearly four years after the traffic stop that led to the arrest, and death, of motorist Sandra Bland, a new cell phone video emerges that tells a story different from the police dashcam video. Why di it take so long to surface?


Staff, Brian Collister, WFAA: “Sandra Bland recorded her own arrest. Watch her cellphone video from the 2015 traffic stop

Paul J. Weber & Clarice Silber, Associated Press: “Sandra Bland’s own video of 2015 Texas traffic stop surfaces

Russell Falcon, KXAN: “DPS says Sandra Bland cell phone video is not new, state rep calls for hearing

Justin Ray, Columbia Journalism Review: “How one reporter got the Sandra Bland cell phone video

Production companies to boycott Georgia

Bryn Elise Sandberg, The Hollywood Reporter: “Five production companies say they won’t film in Georgia over abortion law

Steven Zeitchik, Washington Post: “Georgia’s abortion bill has some Hollywood filmmakers vowing a boycott. But the studios are standing pat.

Daniel Nissen, Variety: “Georgia abortion bill draws muted protest from Hollywood

Rosemary Rossi, The Wrap: “Alyssa Milano calls for ‘sex strike’ in response to Georgia’s anti-abortion law

Colorado library seeks to publish local news

Corey Hutchins, Columbia Journalism Review: “Should a Colorado library publish local news?

Newspaper seeks non-profit status

Tony Semerad, Salt Lake Tribune: “Salt Lake Tribune seeks to become a nonprofit ‘community asset,’ a first for a legacy newspaper

Christine Schmidt & Joshua Benton, Nieman Lab: “The Salt Lake Tribune wants to go non-profit in a new and unproven way, and now the IRS will have its say

WBUR: “Why the Salt Lake Tribune wants to become a nonprofit

Who are we talking with?

Elizabeth Grieco, Pew Research: “It’s more common for white, older, more-educated Americans to have spoken with local journalists

Laura Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab: “Most Americans have never spoken with a local journalist. Those who have are likely to be white.

Joshua Benton, Nieman Lab: “’Why should I tell you?’ A new guide aims to make reporting on communities less ‘extractive’

Time to break up Facebook?

Chris Hughes, New York Times: “Opinion: It’s time to break up Facebook

Antonio García Martínez, Wired: “Chris Hughes is right: We should dismantle Facebook

Harper Neidig, The Hill: “Facebook pushes back after co-founder calls for company’s break-up

Christiano Lima, POLITICO: “Josh Hawley demands answers from Zuckerberg on Facebook’s privacy pivot

The ‘uneven playing field’

Parker Molloy, Columbia Journalism Review: “Caster Semenya, and the myth of the uneven playing field

Court of Arbitration for Sport: “Executive Summary

Jeré Longman and Juliet Macur, New York Times: “Caster Semenya loses case to compete as a woman in all races

Alex Paterson, Media Matters for America: “Fox reporter Carley Shimkus incorrectly identifies Olympic athlete Caster Semenya as transgender

Christianna Silva, MTV News: “More female athletes penalized following caster Semenya ruling

Kateyln Burns, Wired: “Caster Semenya and the twisted politics of testosterone

Christopher Clarey & Gina Kolata, New York Times: “Gold awarded amid dispute over runner’s sex

Christopher Clarey, New York Times: “Gender test after a gold-medal finish

AMY SIMONS teaches multi-platform reporting and editing to students in the convergence journalism interest area.