Category: Journalists Under Seige

USDOJ Refuses to Allow Journalists into Jeff Sessions’ Press Conference Fearing Negative Coverage

USDOJ Refuses to Allow Journalists into Jeff Sessions’ Press Conference Fearing Negative Coverage

The United States Department of Justice says it welcomes all journalists into their press conferences as long as they follow a short list of criteria listed on its website. However, that turned out to be a lie as a pair of Portland journalists learned earlier this week. The journal ...
Homestead PD Still Doesn’t Know Photography Is Not A Crime

Homestead PD Still Doesn’t Know Photography Is Not A Crime

Homestead Police Department (HPD), in South Florida, has myriad problems respecting the First Amendment. I went to HPD this week to serve some officers in a civil rights suit, the story was covered earlier. While entering I discovered that HPD still has not learned that photography is no ...
WATCH: FBI Agents Seize Cameras from PINAC Reporter Citing “Safety” Issues

WATCH: FBI Agents Seize Cameras from PINAC Reporter Citing “Safety” Issues

FBI agents in Texas ripped two cameras out of the hands of a PINAC reporter who was standing in front of a federal building legally recording from a public sidewalk Thursday, claiming they were in fear for their safety. "I don't want to be struck in the face," said Keith A. Byers, an ...
WATCH: Las Vegas Cops Arrest Journalist for Recording on Sidewalk

WATCH: Las Vegas Cops Arrest Journalist for Recording on Sidewalk

Las Vegas police arrested a journalist Saturday who was video recording a protest against President Donald Trump, demanding that he release his tax forms. Police say KLAS news videographer Nebyou Solomon was arrested for trespassing and obstructing because he was standing on the priva ...
New Hampshire Journalist Not Allowed to Record Public Meeting Because “House Rules”

New Hampshire Journalist Not Allowed to Record Public Meeting Because “House Rules”

Concerned about the expenses involved in the New Hampshire Justice Department's ongoing court battle to prevent voters from taking selfies in the voting booth, local activist and journalist Dave Ridley showed up to their budget workshop meeting, camera in hand, to ask members of the Hous ...
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Sued for Retaliating Against Reporter who Exposed Embarrassing Arrangement Involving Daughter and her Horse

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Sued for Retaliating Against Reporter who Exposed Embarrassing Arrangement Involving Daughter and her Horse

Los Angeles police arrested journalist Jasmyne Cannick while covering a protest against police brutality the night before Thanksgiving 2014, twisting the truth to accuse her of leading a throng of protesters across an imaginary police "skirmish line," then claiming in their reports that ...
Stalking Away The First Amendment: Part 1

Stalking Away The First Amendment: Part 1

  Homestead Police Department (HPD) has silenced the First Amendment with false stalking charges and restraining orders. Their abuses leading to two of my three false arrest, and to me being served with four frivolous restraining orders. Sadly, such abuses are not limited t ...
Florida Cops Fabricate Laws to Detain PINAC Reporter for Doing his Job

Florida Cops Fabricate Laws to Detain PINAC Reporter for Doing his Job

PINAC reporter Jeff Gray was up to his old tricks again, photographing power plants from public sidewalks, making public records requests at police stations, not breaking any law, when he was approached by cops who accused him of breaking fabricated laws, even going as far as to accuse h ...
WATCH: South Carolina Cops Body Cam Proves Illegal Arrest of Citizen Journalist

WATCH: South Carolina Cops Body Cam Proves Illegal Arrest of Citizen Journalist

The South Carolina town of Greer has doubled down on their police department's blatant constitutional violations, but not how you'd expect. The City of Greer released a body cam video-  which you can see below- where the first officer on the scene admits that the man they arrested was ...