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Kony filmmaker recovering from ‘reactive psychosis’

LOS ANGELES — The co-founder of an online campaign to find Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony will remain in hospital for several weeks after being found parading naked in the street, his family said Wednesday. Jason Russell, who made a 30-minute film that went viral worldwide, suffered a “reactive psychosis”…

Quick round-up on recent stories ignored for SXSW

I’ll be traveling today, but completely back tomorrow for normal working and blogging. Thanks to everyone for hanging in! It’s funny, but it does seem that when I’m traveling and away from blogging, it’s when a whole bunch of stuff goes down that I could probably comment on but don’t…

Kony 2012 campaigner’s meltdown brought on by stress, says wife

Jason Russell’s wife says he was hospitalized because he couldn’t handle global attention caused by viral video The wife of Jason Russell, co-founder of the Invisible Children charity, has blamed her husband’s sudden hospitalisation on stress brought about by the extraordinary global attention garnered by the organisation’s work exposing Ugandan…

‘Kony 2012′ filmmaker arrested for public masturbation

Update (below): Video emerges showing filmmaker’s meltdown The co-founder of the charity group behind the fastest-spreading Internet viral video ever was arrested Thursday for allegedly being drunk in public, vandalizing cars and masturbating, NBC San Diego reported Friday afternoon. Jason Russell, 33, a filmmaker, was reportedly acting strangely when police…

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