Two reporters say sheriffs pushed them during Portland protest

August 16, 2020
Journalists Beth Nakamura and Melissa Lewis were pushed by law enforcement officers in separate incidents while they were covering demonstrations in downtown Portland on Aug. 16, 2020.Nakamura and Lewis were covering one of the many protests that have broken out across the U.S. in response to police violence and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement following the May 25 death of George Floyd. The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker is documenting assaults, arrests and other incidents involving journalists covering …