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.

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

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.

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