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New York Times Photographer's 'Confrontation' With The NYPD

After a morning of protests that focused on a goofy new tactic called squidding, a second Occupy Wall Street action turned tense as police confronted protesters and journalists -- including a New York Times photographer taped in a back-and-forth with a stubborn cop. It's not the first time the NYPD has been accused of obstructing journalists in the course of their work covering Occupy protests. What's weird is that there's no mention in The Times' own coverage of the protest at the headquarters of Brookfield Office Properties, which owns Zuccotti Park, that the photographer in the footage works for them. Even though the City Room post leads with the video.

The photographer's name is Robert Stolarik, and The Times photo desk confirmed that he was working fo

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Added: Dec-12-2011 Occurred On: Dec-12-2011
By: jbpnw
Regional News, Politics
Tags: ows, occupy wall street, new york times, nyt, nypd, photographer, confrontation
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