Charging media for using police shooting video may be the price of equal justice

April 22, 2015

Professors Vesla Weaver and Briallen Hopper comment on issues surrounding increasing instances in which citizen journalists seek compensation from media organizations for use of their photographs and videos of controversial interactions between police and the public.

Briallen Hopper is a Lecturer in English at Yale University

Vesla Weaver is Assistant Professor of African-American Studies and Political Science at Yale University