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

August 11, 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 …

Movie set crew member steals notes from Daily Beast journalist, rips them up

July 12, 2018
While sitting near the set of a controversial anti-abortion movie filming in Washington, D.C., on July 12, 2018, Daily Beast reporter Will Sommer had his notes stolen and then ripped apart by a member of the movie’s crew.On July 6, the Daily Beast published an article about the controversy over the movie “Roe v. Wade,” an extreme anti-abortion film. On July 12, “Roe v. Wade” was filming in Washington, D.C. and Sommer was sitting nearby taking notes, when he was …
More Incidents