Sheriff Asked Journalists To Stop Tweeting During Dorner’s Final Hours

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The case of California manhunt subject Christopher Dorner has prompted social media issues. Before his apparent demise in a shootout, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office asked journalists to stop tweeting in the event Dorner was monitoring Twitter, says Poynter.org. Police made the same request of TV viewers. (Candy Martin, who was surprised to see her rental cabin on television, told police it had "no cable, telephone, or Internet service, said the Los Angeles Times.

KPCC didn't comply with the request. "It's not unusual, particularly in a police standoff, for . . .

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