There Was a 1,200% Increase in Journalist Arrests in 2020

Journalists are being arrested at a staggering and alarming rate — part of a larger crackdown on protest in the U.S.

Trevor Timm
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Omar Jimenez being arrested while reporting, live on CNN. Photo: CNN

On May 30, 2020, CNN correspondent Omar Jimenez and his camera crew were reporting from Minneapolis on the protests that had erupted in the wake of the police killing of

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Trevor Timm
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Trevor Timm is the executive director of Freedom of the Press Foundation. His writing has appeared the New York Times, the Guardian, and the Intercept.