Video: Arrested on the Job — Press freedom trends & advice for journalists working in the field

Threats. Arrests. Intimidation. Harassment. Whether you work for a large media company, a community news organization, or as a freelancer, even seemingly routine assignments can turn hostile while carrying a press badge.  

Journalists working throughout the United States face innumerable risks to their well being while performing their essential work, and the disturbing trend is only growing. 

In honor of our extended World Press Freedom Day activities, the National Press Club’s Press Freedom Team and the NPC Journalism Institute hosted a panel discussion about concerns for journalists working in the U.S. Watch this video for firsthand accounts from journalists who have been arrested or mistreated for simply doing their jobs.

Panelists included:

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