In the wake of the July 7 police shootings in downtown Dallas, Tegna’s ABC affiliate there, WFAA, activated local resources and helped the community raise $716,000 over a two-week period. The funds will directly aid members of the Dallas Police Department and the DART officer who were wounded or killed in the shooting. The day […]
Dallas Police Chief David Brown took time out of his press conference Monday afternoon to scold local TV stations for inaccurate reporting over the weekend and for putting social media before safety.
As protests broke out across the country as a result of recent police shootings and the Dallas police murders, in Rochester, two WHAM reporters were detained and handcuffed by officers over the weekend while they were reporting live via Facebook from a public sidewalk.
TV news organizations were mobilized to cover a horrifying series of shootings Thursday night in Dallas in which five police officers were killed and others wounded, setting a nation witnessing a series of escalating incidents of gun violence further on edge.
The Big Four network outlets used social media as part of continuing coverage of the shootings of police officers last night.