Reuters White House correspondent assaulted while covering DC protests

June 1, 2020
Reuters journalists Andy Sullivan and Jonathan Landay were assaulted by unknown individuals on June 1, 2020 while covering protests in Washington, D.C.Protests against police violence and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement have been held across the country after a viral video showed a white police officer kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a Black man, during an arrest in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 25. Floyd was pronounced dead at a local hospital.Sullivan, a White House correspondent …

Reuters reporter assaulted while covering DC protests on June 1

June 1, 2020
Reuters journalists Jonathan Landay and Andy Sullivan were assaulted by unknown individuals on June 1, 2020 while covering protests in Washington, D.C.Protests against police violence and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement have been held across the country after a viral video showed a white police officer kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a Black man, during an arrest in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 25. Floyd was pronounced dead at a local hospital.Sullivan told the U.S. Press …

Reuters photographer hit by pepper ball while covering protests in Minneapolis

May 30, 2020
Lucas Jackson, a staff photographer for Reuters at the time, was hit by law enforcement with a pepper ball while covering protests against police violence in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 30, 2020.Jackson told the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker that he and other photojournalists had been documenting people throwing firecrackers at the Minneapolis Police Department’s Fifth Precinct and breaking into nearby local businesses on the night of May 29 and into the morning of May 30. At roughly 1 a.m. on …
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