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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, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

What 'going on tour' and 'driving through the gauntlet' mean in Ferguson -- Fusion

fusion.net — Story Narratives Racism and police targeting in St. Louis County Residents in St. Louis County feel targeted. Those feelings seem warranted after a report from the Department of Justice showed evidence of racism in emails exchanged between court officials and members of the Ferguson Police Department.

Siri is recording everything you say

fusion.net — Several stories and accusations have been going around about Apple's Siri and other voice-to-text services, asserting that they are recording what you say and that people actually listen. Now I say "accusations" because many people are questioning the veracity of some of these claims, mainly those from Reddit user FallenMyst.

Inside the growing film-the-cops movement

fusion.net — Every night, a nationwide network of activists known as Copwatch patrols the streets, keeping a close eye on police. Armed with cameras, the group films any police interactions they encounter. There are over 200 groups in the country, in almost every state. And they say their ranks are growing.

sounds of protest in Ferguson & St. Louis -- Fusion

fusion.net — The people of St. Louis, Ferguson and beyond say they are tired of profiling and their lives being treated by police as less valuable. Thousands have taken to the streets this weekend. Fusion's Tim Pool is in St. Louis for the week of protests and civil unrest, and he talked to people who are fed [...]

Protesters gassed, arrested in St. Louis overnight

fusion.net — Protesters seeking justice in the wake of the deaths of Michael Brown and Vonderrit Myers, both young black men, are arrested by police during a sit-in at a local QuickTrip gas station. ALSO: Follow all of Fusion's coverage of protests in Ferguson, St. Louis and beyond.

Watch: Protesting polar bear arrested by New York Police

fusion.net — A day after hundreds of thousands of protesters marched through Manhattan as part of a global climate change march, more protesters attempted to "Flood Wall Street." Protesters faced little resistance from police as they staged a sit-in at Broadway and Morris, blocking traffic for several hours.
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Apr 26, 2015

I wish that we could have honest discussions about political topics without people skewing the story to support their opinions.

Apr 25, 2015

RT @ThisIsFusion: Introducing @fusionoutpost, where adventure travel meets investigative journalism: fus.in/1FhUDlI pic.twitter.com/soAJfJcZ1b

Apr 25, 2015

"With each new development, this story begins to look more and more like a Rolling Stone job." reason.com/blog/2015/04/2…

Apr 24, 2015

The ADHD Fallacy: It's Time To Stop Treating Childhood as a Disease time.com/3822755/adhd-d…



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