Dr. Anna Feigenbaum, author of the book Tear Gas: From the Battlefields of World War I to the Streets of Today, shares a riot control primer for journalists covering protests across the United States.
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- June 10, 2020 by Anna Feigenbaum
- June 2, 2020 by Judith Matloff
Covering civil unrest can be frightening and dangerous. A crowd may turn violent with little warning and police can target journalists or mistake them for rabble rousers. It’s particularly challenging to maintain social distancing during a riot, so take extra precautions to stay on the edge for quick exit. Bring extra masks, gloves and sanitizer for gear.
- September 18, 2017 by Alan Davis
Everybody will end up losing if hate speech is left unchecked.
- August 1, 2017
Journalists are increasingly being targeted through their email. Virtually every hack of an individual reporter or entire news organization starts with a relatively simple attack: phishing and spear phishing. Prepare yourself for this eventuality with this e-mail hygiene guide from the Freedom of the Press Foundation.
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