Los Angeles Times Reporter Charged With Riot Shield Despite Identifying Himself
Reporters covering the protests across the country are finding themselves in the firing line of police aiming to disperse protesters. A TV reporter in Louisville was hit with police pepper balls, as her camera operator catches cops appearing to be aimed directly at them. In Minneapolis, a Los Angeles Times reporter was rushed by police and struck with a riot shield despite identifying themselves as press. Some news crews are now traveling with security details to protect them.