JamesFromTheInternet - Livestreamer

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Raised by 200 people in 28 months

For the last 3 years, I have worked tirelessly as an independent journalist traveling around the country to magnifiy the voices of those who need to be heard the most.



I Livestream protests, marches and actions that the mainstream media purposely ignores, or goes out of their way to distort.



But most importantly, I freely give my time and energy to those who ask how they can also be their own media. I am only one man, armed with nothing more than a cell phone and a bag of tricks, who believes that everyone has the ability to do what I do.



I am self-funded, as I have been since I started.  But even I could use some help to continue doing what I do because travelling and replacing equipment gets very expensive at times.



And even if you can not support me as I support individuals and groups desperate to be heard, please go out into the world and BE YOUR OWN MEDIA!

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Update 9
18 months ago

The season of hibernation has ended!

I wanted to check in and let everyone know that after a snow-filled frozen winter here in NYC that everything is thawing out just in time to get back out into the streets!

Beginning this week, there are a full slate of events coming up and I will be out covering them all, including the huge anti-war rally this weekend (Saturday 3/21) in Washington DC.

I will be adding more events as they are announced and I am able to secure travel and lodging.

If you have or know of an event I should be covering, let me know and I will try to be there to make sure it gets the coverage it deserves!

I'll see you all soon out in the streets!

-J

JamesFromTheInternet
@JamesFTInternet
https://new.livestream.com/JamesFromTheInternet
Time to hit the streets!
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Update 8
21 months ago

So...where does all the money go?

I have heard this question a lot over the last two weeks of never-ending actions here in NYC. After all, more than 1,000,000 people tuned in to watch some of the action and answered the call to help me keep moving forward.

To start with, I increased my data plan to the maximum that Verizon offers...30Gb/mo for $325. So now, I should have enough data to stream any and all events I attend.

But, as always, it is the unknown and ancillary costs that make doing what I do prohibitive at times. Thankfully, all of those donations came to me just in time as my sneakers literally exploded in the middle of covering a march earlier in the week.

So if you were wondering where the money goes...it goes to replace things like this!

They finally died!
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Update 7
22 months ago

While I have a spare moment I wanted to let everyone know what has been happening in New York City. A week of giant protests swept through every part of the city in response to the Grand Jury verdict in Ferguson to not indict officer Darren Wilson after the death of Michael Brown.

Bridges and tunnels were shut down early in the week by protesters while the Thanksgiving Day Parade and Black Friday saw increased police violence in response to the seemingly never ending protests.

As always, I was very grateful to have broadcast the protests to hundreds of thousands of viewers (365,000 to be exact) who have continued to contribute and ensure that I can keep doing what I love to do.

Follow my Livestream page ( https://new.livestream.com/JamesFromTheInternet) to get notifications for future broadcasts of the protests, which show no sign of ending.
Thousands of protesters shut down NYC
Triborough bridge shut down
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Update 6
23 months ago

Just a quick update from the land of dissent...

It has been a busy couple of months covering protests and actions from Missouri, Washington DC, and right here in New York...and November promises to be even more hectic.

Tomorrow, I will be getting married to the soon-to-be Mrs. FromTheInternet. She has been a rock these last two years supporting my passion to bring people unfiltered coverage of events the mainstream media chooses to ignore. Hopefully, the only thing that will change in our relationship is that it will no longer be possible for the state to compel her to testify against me in court!

:)

Right after our wedding, I will be headed back to Washington DC to provide coverage of the Million Mask March, which garnered millions of views last year and really helped to spread the message that visible and vocal dissent will continue to grow until something is done to reign in the rule of the United Corporations of America.

Once I return from DC I will be on stand-by waiting for the Grand Jury announcement from Ferguson. Hopefully, my fundraising efforts will allow me to head back the day it is announced, because it promises to be a firestorm...and one that corporate media will be working overtime at slanting.

As always I appreciate everyone helping me out...whether it is through donations or online interactions that help spread the word every time I write an article or broadcast an event.

Cheers!

-J
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Linda Karen
21 months ago

Thank you James...You are a great source!

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Paula Moerland
21 months ago

I think what you are doing for society is more than explanation for what you are doing with the funds you raise. Fundraising to support people doing research or providing an exceptional service isn't just about the costs of specific research or service related expenses, but also the cost of living while working for others. It would be great if you could get a corporate grant from an enlightened business entity. Which reminds me, please feel free to contact me for a complimentary workup for your body, so that you can keep up with all the marchers: PaulasBodyShop.com

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$5,783 of $10k goal

Raised by 200 people in 28 months
Created May 21, 2014
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Anonymous
18 months ago
JP
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Judy Posusney
18 months ago

James!! Thank you for all you do. Or else I'd never see half of the real story. Plus I love ur 'madman' look with the police T-shirt!! Ha! Fight the system!!! Screw Republican assholes.

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20 months ago (Monthly Donation)
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21 months ago (Monthly Donation)
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Sylvia Martinez
21 months ago

James you are awesome , I wish I could do more . Love watching your work. Peace Happy New year 2015 and good luck Always

RP
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Rezsia Phillips
21 months ago

Stay true.

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21 months ago
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21 months ago
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Virginia Gassel
21 months ago

Great work ,Thanks for helping those to see what can't allways be seen! Ginger.

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Linda Lippylulu
21 months ago

James thanks for keeping up the great work! I am proud to be your friend and sometime streaming comrad!

Linda Karen
21 months ago

Thank you James...You are a great source!

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Paula Moerland
21 months ago

I think what you are doing for society is more than explanation for what you are doing with the funds you raise. Fundraising to support people doing research or providing an exceptional service isn't just about the costs of specific research or service related expenses, but also the cost of living while working for others. It would be great if you could get a corporate grant from an enlightened business entity. Which reminds me, please feel free to contact me for a complimentary workup for your body, so that you can keep up with all the marchers: PaulasBodyShop.com

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