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Why Police Tried to Make an Example of Journalist Andrea Sahouri

Most arrested reporters never go to trial—and this case should have been no different

Photo: Steve Skinner Photography/Getty Images

On Wednesday, Andrea Sahouri, a journalist with the Des Moines Register, and Spenser Robnett, her boyfriend at the time, were acquitted of all charges that they failed to disperse and resisted arrest while…

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Lyz Lenz

Lyz Lenz

Author of God Land. Columnist for the Cedar Rapids Gazette. The book Belabored is forthcoming from Bold Type Books in August of 2020.

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