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On June 18, Reno Gazette-Journal photographer Tim Dunn was thrown to the ground, handcuffed and then cited while covering the Sun Valley fires that claimed two homes.

The story about the 60-year-old photo editor's experience has been aired around the nation, and has prompted protests from a variety of media outlets, the Society of Professional Journalists and several interviews with the Nevada Press Association.

Photographers do their work close in, but we've found that doesn't have to be in conflict with emergency personnel or anyone for that matter. Anyone who's watched a television reporter talking from the scene of a …

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The Record Courier Updated Jun 26, 2012 04:55PM Published Jun 26, 2012 04:54PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.