NYPD Body Cameras Fail to Deliver Accountability

What started off as a wellness check in the Bronx resulted in 16 rounds fired at Miguel Antonio Richards, who lost his life earlier this month.  Miguel, a college exchange student from Jamaica, was 31 years old and had been living peacefully in his apartment building for several months, until his landlord called NYPD for Read more


Tip Sheet for Filming Immigration and Customs Officials (ICE)

“Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) continues to surveil, target, and harass immigrant communities, often showing up at homes in nondescript clothing, identifying as police officers, or using fabricated stories to gain entry (practices also sustained throughout the previous administration). We believe that filming these encounters on a cellphone or other device, if possible, can help Read more


Resource Guide: Shot on Camera, Documenting the Police

On September 22, the Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net) hosted a Media Justice Salon, SHOT ON CAMERA: Documenting the Police. While the police are being equipped with body- worn cameras to record the public, the public’s right to record the police is being contested. During the Salon, Nicole Carty from SumOfUs, Priscila Neru from Witness, Read more


Letter to Mayor de Blasio on Queens Murders

The Center for Media Justice joined Muslim Advocates & 35+ organizations urging NYC Mayor de Blasio to thoroughly investigate the tragic murders of two Muslim men in Queens, New York.