Customs officers search reporter’s car and phone at Canadian border

October 22, 2018
Anne Elizabeth Moore — a cultural critic and reporter who has written for Salon, Teen Vogue, Jacobin, and The New Inquiry — was driving across the Ambassador Bridge into Detroit, Michigan, on August 3, 2017, when she was stopped and questioned by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers.Moore told the Committee to Protect Journalists that she had crossed the border earlier that day to cover a cultural event in Toronto. During this first crossing, Moore recalled, the officer had asked …