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"What you've just seen," he interrupted, "is a very early example of what I call noir vérité." He bowed slightly, taking his due, but not finished opening our eyes."With cinéma vérité, I had realism but not control," he said. "With faux vérité, I had control but not realism. But with noir vérité, I finally had both."



2 New Jersey Teens Accused of Running Down Geese for Video

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. — Two New Jersey teens are accused of luring a family of geese into the street so one boy could run them down with his SUV while the other videotaped it.

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, July 08, 2015

Homeless man assaulted after false Facebook post claims he harassed women in California

A homeless man was attacked by a group of vigilantes after a Facebook post wrongly accused him of attacking women, California police said.

The man, who identified himself as Paul Rodriguez in a Facebook video, was assaulted at a gas station Friday night, the same day a post about him went viral, Modesto police said.

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, July 01, 2015

SEE IT: Texas teen rips girl by the hair from toddler, beats her up as other youths cheer

A Texas teen wrenches another girl away from a 3-year-old relative by the victim's hair and beats her as other teens cheer in disturbing footage that has surfaced online.

Police in Dallas suburb Rowlett say the family of the 13-year-old who assaulted the other girl June 19 behind an elementary school turned her into authorities, who aren't releasing the juvenile's name, on Sunday. The girl was incarcerated in Dallas County Henry Wade Juvenile Detention Center, Rowlett police told the Daily News.

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, June 29, 2015

Five arrested in vicious, videotaped beating of defenseless Philadelphia high school student

Philadelphia police have arrested five people for the brutal beating of a 17-year-old high school student that was videotaped and then went viral on the Internet.

The cellphone video shows the boy cowering under the blows of a gang attack, and rolling into a ball to protect himself from being repeatedly kicked and punched. At one point, a male hits him in the face with a traffic cone, breaking his teeth.

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, June 26, 2015

SEE IT: Uber driver gets beatdown from Brooklyn teens: 'Drive the f------ car'

These fare beaters caught themselves in the act.

Four teenagers repeatedly slapped and taunted an Uber driver in Brooklyn who allegedly refused them service - and recorded the attack with a cell phone.

The sickening video shows the defenseless driver trapped in his own car as the teens deliver a beatdown for their own twisted amusement.

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, June 26, 2015

Top 10 Stupid Criminals Who Recorded Their Crimes

Reading about illegal acts of torture and murder can be plenty unsettling, but seeing and/or hearing it actually take place is far more disturbing. For various reasons, some criminals have actually recorded themselves committing vile acts, thereby providing authorities with evidence of their guilt.

www.toptenz.net, June 22, 2013

13 Facebook Posts That Got People Arrested

Facebook wall posts, photos, messages, events pages and more can be helpful tools for authorities tracking a suspect, serving as key evidence in criminal cases. Recently, it's become more and more common for police to turn to the social network during investigations.

www.huffingtonpost.com, July 20, 2015

A Facebook crime every 40 minutes: From killings to grooming as 12,300 cases are linked to the site
A crime linked to Facebook is reported to police every 40 minutes.
Last year, officers logged 12,300 alleged offences involving the vastly popular social networking site.
Facebook was referenced in investigations of murder, rape, child sex offences, assault, kidnap, death threats, witness intimidation and fraud.
www.dailymail.co.uk, June 5, 2012

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