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No safe space for reporters at University of Missouri protest

No safe space for reporters at University of Missouri protest

On Monday evening my Twitter feed included several mostly laudatory references to the University of Missouri student activists who had succeeded in forcing the resignation of the university’s president. But then there was a dramatic shift occasioned by news of a confrontation between protesters and journalists.

As my colleague Matt Pearce reported:

“The warning signs circle the protesters' tent encampment like guard towers: No media allowed. The activists say the tent city is meant to be a safe space. One problem: The tents are in the middle of a public, 1st...

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