Standoff Between Reporters and Police Ends With Planned Trip to Chili’s

By: Kristen Hare | Poynter

Police shut a group of reporters out of a public meeting in Dallas Monday, but they got in after tweeting about their plight and phoning city officials.

“I suspect in this case, the city officials played the biggest role in getting us inside. But Twitter certainly didn’t hurt because it allows us to amplify our concerns,” Dallas Morning News reporter Tristan Hallman wrote in an e-mail to Poynter.


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