New York Post reporter punched while interviewing homeless man

November 22, 2018
On October 10, 2018, New York Post reporter Dean Balsamini was punched in the head by a homeless man he was trying to interview, local newspaper the Villager reports.Balsamini mentioned the assault in an October 13 article for the Post, titled “Post reporter investigating vagrants gets punched in the head.” Balsamini identifies the man who attacked him as “Zeke,” one of a number of young homeless people who congregate near a fenced-off vacant lot in the East Village neighborhood of …

Protesters smack away NBC News reporter Cal Perry’s camera in Charlottesville

August 15, 2018
On August 11, 2018, NBC News reporter Cal Perry was covering an anti-racist demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia, when protesters grabbed his TV camera and pushed it away.Anti-fascist protesters gathered in Charlottesville to commemorate Heather Heyer, who was murdered during the far-right “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville the previous year.While covering the demonstration, Perry tweeted that a number of protesters seemed hostile toward him and other reporters.He later tweeted a video of an altercation with a protester.“Fuck you, snitch ass …
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