- — BleuZ00m (@BleuZ00m)Wed, May 13 2015 04:25:02Jawdrop image of derailed Amtrak train car bent almost in half. ^ @AP @joekaczmarek https://twitter.com/moneyries/status/598338236520476672 …
- — Nick Jacob (@nicktjacob)Wed, May 13 2015 02:40:45If you have Periscope, @joekaczmarek is at the scene of the Amtrak crash. He's reporting multiple fatalities. "Several bodies under sheets."
- Many kept the victims in their thoughts:
- — David Blanco, MBA (@RdblancoDavid)Wed, May 13 2015 02:47:37
- — Alex Konrad (@alexrkonrad)Wed, May 13 2015 02:45:18
- Others were grabbing frames from Periscope on their phones:
- Some were trying to put the new medium in context:
- — Andrew Farage (@aFaragio14)Wed, May 13 2015 02:57:36For anyone that saw the Amtrak derailment on Periscope, should there be a line drawn between photo-journalism and uncensored destruction?
- — Preston R. Michelson (@PrestonMich)Wed, May 13 2015 02:46:27
- Later Tuesday night, many were posting Kaczmarek's still photos, which were being distributed by most leading news organization via The Associated Press.
Photojournalist Joe Kaczmarek reports live from Amtrak crash scene in Philadelphia using Periscope
Philadelphia freelance news photographer Joe Kaczmarek managed to stream a couple of brief Periscope news reports while covering the Amtrak crash Tuesday night in Philadelphia. About 1,600 people were viewing the stream at one point and many shared their views on Twitter:
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