Well, that would be these two guys dressed like amateur ninjas wearing all black. Later indentified as Ryan Deveraux on the payroll of "The Intercept" and Lukas Hermeier reporter for the German newspaper De Bild, The-Intercept" is an on line publication launched in February 2014 by First Look Media, the news organization created and funded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar
They are I suppose, "journalists" (albeit fringe journalists aka hacktivists) but after being shot with bean bags and/or rubber bullets, hit with Mace and tear gas they got a nice 12 hour stay at the St Louis County Hilton, maybe they'll rethink their operational tactics.
|Hermeier (Left) and Deveraux (Right) Photo: David Carson/St Louis Post Dispatch/Polaris|
|Deveraux Explaining how to turn off his recorder Photo: David Carson/St Louis Post Dispatch/Polaris|
I guess it's a living.
CP contacted both the Intercept and then Ryan Deveraux via Twitter asking about the All Black apparel, but received back only crickets. I'd guess the if they had t-shirts that said PRESS they might have spent the night at Motel 6 rather than jail. But that wouldn't be much of a story, now would it.