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Media Expelled From Delaware GOP Convention

Two reporters, one of them the President and Managing Editor of the Midlantic Dispatch were expelled from the 2016 Delaware GOP State Convention without cause. The reporters who were openly displaying press credentials and assigned to cover the news at the 2016 Delaware GOP State Convention, were approached by a Dewey Beach Police officer who asked the them to leave on the grounds they were not credentialed. They were sitting quietly either typing , writing or taking photographs as their trade requires, until the uniformed officer asked them to leave at 1:45pm. The reporters arrived and 12:30pm and were admitted to the convention center. There was no known problem until that time. The First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States reads: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise of freedom of speech, Read more

Midlantic Dispatch Reporters Expelled From DE GOP Convention


2016 Delaware GOP State Convention, Dewey Beach
2016 Delaware GOP State Convention, Dewey Beach

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Two Midlantic Dispatch reporters, covering the 2016 Delaware State GOP Convention in Dewey Beach were expelled from the convention center, earlier today in an issue over credentials.

Midlantic Dispatch Manging Editor, Don Ayotte will report on further details in an emerging news article.