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When Viral Videos And Social Media Drive The News Cycle


The Rehoboth Beach Police Department is scrambling to respond after a video was posted online showing an officer repeatedly using a taser and stepping on the head of a suspect. That video led some viewers to accuse the department of brutality, but police say the footage doesn't tell the full story. We'll discuss that video with Rehoboth Police Chief Keith Banks. Plus, we'll discuss the role of video and social media in big news stories locally and nationally — including the recent bombings in Boston.

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