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ID:

702

Date:

2014-11-02

Headline:

AP Exclusive: Ferguson no-fly zone aimed at media

Reporter's name:

Jack Gillum and Joan Lowy

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

After a Missouri policeman shot and killed an unarmed teenager and sparked protests in Ferguson, Missouri, local law enforcement sought to curb media coverage when officials persuaded the Federal Aviation Administration to create a no-fly zone over and around the town.

Notes:

The Associated Press used FOIA to obtain recordings of telephone conversations about the police request from the FAA.

Keywords:

Ferguson, Missouri, helicopters, media, protests, police, law enforcement, Federal Aviation Administration, St. Louis, temporary flight restriction, Michael Brown, Darren Wilson, recording, audio

URL:

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/674886091e344ffa95e92eb482e02be1/ap-exclusive-ferguson-no-fly-zone-aimed-media


Agencies:

DOT
FAA

States:

MO
VA

Categories:

air safety
civil rights
journalism
law enforcement


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