Ferguson police arrest two journalists

Ferguson police arrest two journalists
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Two journalists were detained by police in Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday while reporting on the protests that have taken place since the Saturday killing of an unarmed teenager by a police officer.

Wesley Lowery of The Washington Post and Ryan J. Reilly of The Huffington Post tweeted that they were inside of a McDonald's when police entered. On MSNBC, Lowery explained that the McDonald's is two blocks from the QuikTrip convenience store where many of the protests have been staged, and has become a gathering place for the media. According to Lowery, officers "decided we weren't leaving McDonald's quickly enough, [and] shouldn't have been taping them."

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