Search Results for "reporters covering protests"

196 items found for "reporters covering protests".

Covering protests and demonstrations: Staying safe if your campus is next to be "occupied"

(10/06/11 8:45pm)

As the Occupy Wall Street movement gathers steam in both New York City and at satellite locations across the country and internationally, some of those covering the event for commercial media have been called out for watching from afar, failing (or refusing) to take the time to talk with the protesters and hear their message.

Student reporters arrested, detained while covering protest

(09/21/04 12:00am)

NEW YORK — Two reporters from the Ohio Daily Kent Stater were arrested and detained for more than 20 hours while covering a protest outside the Republican National Convention in August, despite holding press identification from their student newspaper. Kent State University sophomore Beth Rankin and senior Nick Gehring were arrested with nearly 1,200 protesters on charges of disorderly conduct on Tuesday, Aug.

Media law group creates hotline for reporters covering political convention

(07/21/04 12:00am)

MASSACHUSETTS — Student journalists covering the Democratic National Convention in Boston next week will be only a phone call away from free legal advice. The Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press has set up a hotline for credentialed journalists — including students — to call 24 hours a day for answers to legal questions, such as what a journalist should do if he or she is detained or arrested while covering the convention or related protests.

Student journalists arrested while covering anti-war protests in Washington, San Francisco

(03/01/03 12:00am)

Two college newspaper photographers, along with four other students, were arrested while covering the anti-war march held in downtown Washington, D.C., on March 15 after they followed a group of protesters inside the World Bank headquarters and photographed them as they raised havoc, said one student's lawyer.During their first court appearance March 17, the charges of unlawful entry brought against the students were dismissed, according to Robert Becker, who represented one of the students at the request of the Washington, D.C., professional chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

How to cover DACA as a student journalist: advice from professionals

(09/08/17 6:22pm)

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, high schools and universities across the country have erupted in protest. This leaves student publications with a serious question: how do you cover DACA in a way that is legal, ethical and engaging? Here's what the experts had to say.

Prosecutor could drop disorderly conduct charge against CUNY student journalist following protest arrest

(02/23/15 6:47pm)

A disorderly conduct charge against a student journalist, who was arrested while covering a protest over the non-indictment of police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Gardner, could be dropped if she does not get in trouble again before July.