I haven't seen the video yet, but I remember it as being not very glamorous or sexy at all. Everyone giving the filmer crap for filming it? I don't think that that is a great trend, but not liking it doesn't make it not happen, you know? Hell, the dude was only covering a notorious local event for a local paper, and had the courtesy to shoot his video from behind hehhehhehso that no one is identifiable. FWIW, I can say with certainty that the reporter is standing pretty well into a quad area that likely qualifies as Tufts property.
We civvies sat in our dorms and watched from above.
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But even if the public is invited to private property, their conduct can be regulated by the property owner. It's just a bunch of strange butts parading by! It's not because you need the permission to document; it's so when someone complains, they can't touch you.