‘Mic’ editor: Reporters’ rights ‘rise above’ average citizens’
Wait a second. Are you saying reporters aren’t special and don’t have special rights? Politics editor Stefan Becket at .Mic seems to think otherwise—or else he did until he said it out loud on Twitter. The tweet was prompted by a couple of reporter who were arrested briefly in Ferguson Missouri for not complying with the police.
If Twitter is good for anything, it’s good for documenting when someone in the media or politics slips up and says what they actually believe.
“Like it or not.”
He deleted that tweet and came back with this.