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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, t.co/NXMBbc835O 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.

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

fusion.net — Story Narratives 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.

Live From the World Cup Protests

news.vice.com — We are live from downtown Rio de Janeiro where protesters, dissatisfied with funds used to organize the World Cup, have hit the streets.

Driving Ferraris with Thai Royalists

vice.com — As the conflict in Thailand intensifies, VICE News goes deep into the lives of the rich and powerful royalists of Bangkok, who are fighting to keep the old order from crumbling. These Bangkok elite have long aligned themselves with the most potent symbol of Thai unity-King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-ruling current monarch.
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Mar 29, 2015

@_Confessor @ottguy I've been livestreaming conflict and crisis for almost 4 years now. Livestream is still the best pro tool though.

Mar 29, 2015

RT @waterparatodos: "I hope future citizen journalists say ‘I have no idea..but I am right here w/ you.’” @timcast on live streaming apps newsweek.com/nyc-building-c…

Mar 29, 2015

How long did it take for porn to start showing up on #Periscope?

Mar 28, 2015

RT @ThisIsFusion: In a new documentary, Fusion's @timcast examines the problem of justice in and around Ferguson fus.in/1xG0lvX pic.twitter.com/ywugqlsqr2

Mar 28, 2015

Spain passes law allowing instant fines for taking photos of the police, being "present" in occupied areas. bit.ly/1MeFp5I

Mar 28, 2015

RT @TheGlobalWire: Night vision eyedrops allow vision of up to 50m in darkness ind.pn/1F2sInO

Mar 27, 2015

RT @CNBCnow: BREAKING: Kleiner Perkins wins on all counts in Ellen Pao gender bias case » cnb.cx/1BACRo4

Mar 27, 2015

RT @laserlauren: I talked to livestream video expert @Timcast about #Meerkat, #Periscope &disrupting the traditional packaging of news http…

Mar 27, 2015

I'm hiring a video producer! Looking for someone passionate about breaking news and social video. Send stuff to tim.pool@fusion.net



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