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Journalist brutalized during confrontation with BCC campus police
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Journalist brutalized during confrontation with BCC campus police

A video journalist was allegedly detained and arrested by CUNY Public Safety officers at the Bronx Community College last month. He was accused of harassing students and trespassing in his pursuit of a story for Gothamist. The ordeal, which was partially caught on film, began on Aug. 16, when independent reporter J.B. Nicholas was sent…