On Twitter, search the hashtags #seattleprotest #seattleprotests #seattleprotestcomms
On Twitter, consider following public figures like Nikkita Oliver, Shaun Scott, Kshama Sawant, and journalists like Omari Salisbury from Converge Media or The Stranger. Accounts re-tweeted by these folks will likely be trustworthy as well.
South Seattle Emerald News: Local reporting on Seattle protests
Crosscut: Local news coverage of protests
The Stranger: Free weekly Seattle newspaper. Often has timely stories and updates, though a very informal tone. Read their blog, for after-hours updates.
Seattle Times and KUOW can be good sources during an event, though their reporting after demonstrations can be hostile to demonstrators.
Check out some Seattle Protest Livestreams, composed by Seattle Met, so you may see protests events as they happen in real-time and make your own conclusions. It also allows those who cannot physically participate to tune in and support from afar.
This infographic, included in the Breaking News Consumer's Handbook by On the Media, lists important considerations to take when consuming news surrounding protests. You may right-click on the image to save for reference.
Sometimes you or the people you're with will be the ones creating and disseminating information during a protest. It is important to be skilled, intentional, and thoughtful about how you record, share, and store that information.
The Blacktivists offer 5 tips for anyone documenting movements:
Read more from the Blacktivists to understand why these 5 tips are so important for yourself and those you record.
Witness Media Labs has more detailed information specifically about filming the police in the united states. Their tip sheet advises that you:
Each state has different laws about recording others legally. Here's a guide to call and video recording laws by state.