Dozens of media outlets say their journalists have been harassed and assaulted by cops in Minnesota while covering protests against police violence.
SPJ, @aaja @NABJ @naja and @NAHJ are outraged over reports on Tuesday that the Minnesota state police threatened to arrest journalists covering the protests if they did not leave. This growing nationwide trend among law enforcement agencies is unacceptable. #PressFreedom
Authorities in Minnesota are coming under wholly deserved scrutiny for mistreating members of the media who are covering protests in Brooklyn Center and beyond...
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz takes responsibility for the arrest of a CNN crew that was covering the protests over the death of George Floyd. Follow live updates: