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Posts Tagged ‘Gabe Pressman’

NY Press Club Calls For Investigation Into NYPD’s Treatment of Journalists During Zuccotti Park Raid

The New York Press Club Foundation is calling for an investigation into the reported police aggression against journalists covering the NYPD’s early morning raid of Zuccotti Park.

“As police officers acted to remove Occupy Wall Street protesters from Zuccotti Park, several reporters protested that they were the victims of harassment and that their rights under the First Amendment were violated,” wrote Gabe Pressman, longtime WNBC reporter and president of the New York Press Club Foundation, in a letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.

“The actions of some police officers were not consistent with the long-established relationship between the NYPD and the press,” Pressman added. Read more

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WNBC Remembers 1960 Airplane Tragedy

This week WNBC is remembering a tragedy that occurred in the skies above New York Harbor fifty years ago. In 1960, two commercial airliners collided in midday fog, killing everyone on-board both planes. WNBC reporter Gabe Pressman sprung into action once he heard the news that day and WNBC is now featuring video of his emotional report on its website.

The crash sent one plane spiraling to the ground in Staten Island and the other smacking into the brownstones and pavement of Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood. Pressman reported from the tragic scene in Park Slope that day. “Sometimes, one story crams all the drama of life into a few hours. One story runs the gamut of every human emotion,” Pressman told viewers as he stood in front of the wreckage.

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