A Seattle judge ruled 5 news outlets, including The Seattle Times, must give photos and video of protests to police – Poynter

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A Seattle judge ruled 5 news outlets, including The Seattle Times, must give photos and video of protests to police

A Seattle judge ruled Friday five news outlets must turn over unreleased photos and videos from a late May protest to local law enforcement. The Seattle Police Department believes the raw footage would help solve an ongoing arson and theft investigation, but First Amendment lawyers believe the ruling is troubling.