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Director, Media Innovation — Fusion
Covers:  politics, mobile technology, activism, technology, hackers, social justice issues, media freedom, consumer technology

Dir. of Media Innovation, Journalist @ThisIsFusion covering conflict, crisis, and security, http://t.co/5OTcI1upFw Co-Founder| Tim.pool@Fusion.net |

Tim Pool's Biography

Tim Pool is a journalist whose unique style of interactive broadcast journalism exists at the intersection of social and mainstream media. His live coverage has been featured by outlets such as NBC, Reuters, MSNBC, and Al Jazeera English.

Pool engages viewers as participants by combining first hand reporting and commentary via live video stream and chat, allowing the viewing public to join in the action by directly asking questions, which ...

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California suburb rocked by four nights of violent clashes over police shootings | The Observers

California suburb rocked by four nights of violent clashes over police shootings | The Observers

What was your first job as a journalist?

My first and current position is with VICE as a Producer and Host

How is social media changing news?

Social media makes what I do possible!

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Whenever, about whatever. I'm here to learn and listen.

Salton Sea drying up threatens wildlife, people with death

fusion.net — Saving the Salton Sea is not high on the list of California's priorities. For one thing, the manmade lake should never have existed in the first place: In 1905, the Colorado River gushed into the desert, transforming a large, barren depression into a self-contained lake.
Jun 29, 2015

California's Salton Sea is shrinking and that could mean death for fish, wildlife — and people fusion.net/video/157533/o…

Jun 29, 2015

RT @Timcast: California's Salton Sea is shrinking and that could mean death for fish, wildlife — and people fusion.net/video/157533/o…

Jun 29, 2015

This video investigation series into untold stories of the California drought (by @Timcast) is really compelling: fusion.net/video/157533/o…

Jun 29, 2015

RT @kashhill: This video investigation series into untold stories of the California drought (by @Timcast) is really compelling: fusion.net/video/157533/o…

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These citizen journalists in Rio's poorest areas are fighting police brutality with smartphones

fusion.net — Papo Reto, Portuguese for "Straight Talk", formed as a citizens' journalist collective in 2010 in response to government efforts to rid Complexo do Alemão - one of Rio de Janeiro's largest favelas -of the drug-trafficking gang Comando Vermelho. We met the group in April as it celebrated a bittersweet victory.
Jun 16, 2015

VIDEO: My latest doc with @timcast & @anthroreportera on citizen journalists in Rio's favelas. fusion.net/video/150436/t… via @thisisfusion

Jun 16, 2015

RT @terrible_editor: VIDEO: My latest doc with @timcast & @anthroreportera on citizen journalists in Rio's favelas. fusion.net/video/150436/t…

Jun 16, 2015

Brazil's poorest are using smart phones to fight back against police brutality. fusion.net/video/150436/t…

Jun 16, 2015

How the residents of this Brazilian favela are battling crime, violence, and police brutality fusion.net/video/150436/t… pic.twitter.com/nDaKCE8e7u

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Can this technology end California's water crisis?

fusion.net — California is about to complete the largest water desalination plant in the Western Hemisphere. It can't come online soon enough: the state's four-year drought continues to plow forward, and water conservation initiatives are falling short of state goals.
Jun 10, 2015

The largest desalination plant in the western hemisphere is expected to come online this fall in Carlsbad, CA fusion.net/video/148445/c…

Jun 10, 2015

RT @danielas_bot: Great @timcast on on the science of desalination and its effects on the environment: fusion.net/video/148445/c…

Jun 11, 2015

RT @Timcast: The largest desalination plant in the western hemisphere is expected to come online this fall in Carlsbad, CA fusion.net/video/148445/c…

Jun 12, 2015

RT @summanyc: Can this technology end California's water crisis? fusion.net/video/148445/c… via @thisisfusion @timcast

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Gang member speaks out about Baltimore violence: 'Nothing to do with gangs'

fusion.net — This week, as violent protests gripped the city over the death of Freddie Gray, the Baltimore Police Department put out a " credible threat" report saying that several gangs in the area had united to "take out" law-enforcement officials. But gang members themselves have denied that claim, saying instead that rival gangs have come together to stop the violence.
Apr 29, 2015

Gang member speaks out about Baltimore violence: 'Nothing to do with gangs' fusion.net/video/128069/g… via @thisisfusion

Video: Baltimore protesters defy curfew, stand off with police

fusion.net — Hundreds of protesters in Baltimore defied a citywide curfew which went into effect at 10 p.m. last night, following a night of looting and burning the night before. The death of Freddie Gray, who sustained spinal injuries while in police custody, has sparked unrest in the city, just 40 minutes away from the nation's capitol.
Apr 29, 2015

Video: Baltimore protesters defy curfew, stand off with police fus.in/1GFxOah via @Timcast

‘They’re firing nonstop’: Chilling video of a Baltimore standoff

fusion.net — Baltimore descended into chaos Monday night, as people the city's mayor referred to as "thugs" looted stores and clashed with police in the streets. The tensions between citizens and police bubbled over two weeks after the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died from spinal injuries suffered while in police custody.

Company says governments are deploying weaponized drones for crowd control

fusion.net — The Indian city of Lucknow made headlines last week by announcing its intention to weaponize drones for use against protesters. But a South African company called Desert Wolf says that it has already sold weaponized multi-rotor drones to governments around the world, as well as an international mining house, for crowd control purposes.
Apr 15, 2015

RT @ThisIsFusion: Company says governments are deploying weaponized drones for crowd control. @timcast reports: fus.in/1H8FV0n pic.twitter.com/2TZgKkFqK5

Apr 15, 2015

Do you think anyone would look at a drone w/ four guns and think: 'That's a great idea!' fusion.net/video/120862/c…

Apr 15, 2015

RT @terrible_editor: Do you think anyone would look at a drone w/ four guns and think: 'That's a great idea!' fusion.net/video/120862/c…

Governments are using sock puppets to manipulate you

fusion.net — Negative comments on your social-media posts might just be the work of standard Internet trolls. But it could actually be a bit more sinister. An article recently published by The Guardian details the Russian troll house, a government agency that hires people to post pro-Russian and anti-Western blogs and comments.
Apr 08, 2015

RT @ThisIsFusion: Watch @timcast's latest: "Governments are using sock puppets to manipulate you" fus.in/1DKEaqY pic.twitter.com/sqGZQy13vc

Apr 09, 2015

RT @deilemberg: This is how governments are using fake online accounts to manipulate you by @timcast fusion.net/video/116950/g… via @thisisfusion

The policing of black bodies: Racial profiling for profit and the killing of Ferguson's Mike Brown

fusion.net — More than six months after Michael Brown was killed by Officer Darren Wilson, the youth-led protests in Ferguson continue to fuel a national movement against police brutality. "Part of the struggle for us in Ferguson is to break a four-hundred-year belief that black people are not human," says St.
Mar 29, 2015

RT @WesleyLowery: Well-done @ThisIsFusion documentary lays out fundamental truth: Ferguson protests were just never about Mike Brown fusion.net/video/108471/f…

Mar 28, 2015

Some dramatic footage and storytelling in this Fusion documentary on Ferguson: fusion.net/video/108471/f…

Mar 23, 2015

The policing of black bodies: Racial profiling for profit and the killing of Ferguson's Mike Brown fusion.net/video/108471/f… via @thisisfusion

Mar 23, 2015

RT @ThisIsFusion: In a new documentary, Fusion's @timcast examines the problem of justice in and around Ferguson fus.in/1bojzfl pic.twitter.com/cplH7ybKJP

Mar 23, 2015

RT @ThisIsFusion: In a new documentary, Fusion's @timcast examines the problem of justice in and around Ferguson fus.in/1bojzfl pic.twitter.com/cplH7ybKJP

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The real story on how #blacklivesmatter started. Watch Fusion's new documentary.

fusion.net — More than six months after Michael Brown was killed by Officer Darren Wilson, Ferguson is still angry. "Part of the struggle for us in Ferguson is to break a four-hundred-year belief that black people are not human," says Ferguson resident Reverend Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou.
Mar 23, 2015

RT @AnnaHolmes: This new documentary on Ferguson & #blacklivesmatter is so, so powerful. You can see it here: fusion.net/video/107863/w… http:/…

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Jul 28, 2015

RT @oriolsalvador: I started following @timcast on Google Plus after watching this video for @ThisIsFusion... Yes. I know. Whatever. youtube.com/watch?v=xJ1QVE…

Jul 28, 2015

RT @andymtaylor: But where will I go now to see spam from people trying to boost their SEO? (Also, I plead guilty to doing that.) twitter.com/timcast/status…

Jul 28, 2015

Google+ is mostly dead and everyone seems happy but most people never knew its actual purpose youtube.com/watch?v=xJ1QVE… pic.twitter.com/qnGz2X8LCN

Jul 28, 2015

"Hulk Hogan’s daughter wrote a poem defending him from allegations of racism " l.herald.ly/a251cd shared via @heraldly

Jul 27, 2015

Google+ integration is being removed starting with Youtube and everyone seems pretty happy about that. googleblog.blogspot.com/2015/07/everyt…

Jul 25, 2015

RT @earnestp: I met a lot of people at Vidcon but was most excited to meet @AkilahObviously, @Cleomsf, and @Timcast. I get to work with them? Seriously?!



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