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Protestors yell after police officers arrest a bystander following the shooting at a protest in Dallas on July 7, 2016. (Laura Buckman/Getty Images)
Protestors yell after police officers arrest a bystander following the shooting at a protest in Dallas on July 7, 2016. (Laura Buckman/Getty Images)
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The deadly shootings of police officers in Dallas last night were broadcast live on Facebook. It was a similar story in Minnesota, where the moments after the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile was also captured live on Facebook.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Slate's Julia Turner about the power and implications of Facebook's new live feature.

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Julia Turner, editor-in-chief of Slate. She tweets @juliaturner.

This segment aired on July 8, 2016.

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