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

Mobile/Tech specialist, Award winning Journalist @ThisIsFusion, Tagg.ly Co-Founder| Contact: Tim@Fusion.net | Tweets are not endorsements

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.

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Protesters gassed, arrested in St. Louis overnight

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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.

Live From the World Cup Protests

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Driving Ferraris with Thai Royalists

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Ukraine Rising | VICE United Kingdom

vice.com — For three weeks, hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian protesters have been flooding the streets of Kiev, occupying government buildings and taking over the city's Independence Square. Initially, the demonstrators were expressing discontent at President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to pull out of a deal that would bring Ukraine closer to joining the EU.

Kim Dotcom: The Man Behind Mega

vice.com — In October 2013, VICE News was invited to visit the infamous tech mogul and creator of Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, at his palatial property in New Zealand. Even though Kim is under house arrest - since he's at the centre of history's largest copyright case - he's still able to visit a recording studio in Auckland.

Kim Dotcom: The Man Behind Mega

vice.com — In October 2013, VICE News was invited to visit the infamous tech mogul and creator of Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, at his palatial property in New Zealand. Even though Kim is under house arrest-since he's at the center of history's largest copyright case-he's still able to visit a recording studio in Auckland.
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Dec 20, 2014

I have to get a police escort to get into my apartment right now.

Dec 20, 2014

VIDEO: police staging in a school near the crime scene in Brooklyn vine.co/v/OXh2rT0D1gd

Dec 20, 2014

Okay, update: I actually live on the street that's being blocked off by police. Will go live shortly.

Dec 20, 2014

@brokemogul i'm not going anywhere, I literally walked out my front door and I'm here

Dec 20, 2014

It turns out I live one block away from where the officers were killed in Brooklyn.

Dec 20, 2014

@brokemogul I live a block away from where the officers were killed. The helicopter was flying over my apartment

Dec 20, 2014

I saw a helicopter flying extremely low over my apartment, apparently I live really close to where two officers were just shot in Brooklyn.



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