Two reporters forced out of restaurant, equipment attacked

May 21, 2019
Two members of an Atlanta, Georgia-based news crew were forced out of a restaurant and had their camera equipment repeatedly attacked while reporting a story on May 1, 2019. CBS46 photographer Dimitri Lotovski and reporter Adam Murphy were in a Denny’s in Lithonia asking employees about the restaurant’s failing inspection score when, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, one employee became aggressive.In raw video footage of the incident posted by CBS46, a Denny’s employee can be heard yelling at the reporters …

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 …
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