Local TV station’s news van set on fire

November 21, 2018
A KSBW TV Action News 8 production van was set on fire in the station’s parking lot on October 26, 2018, in Salinas, California.The van was set on fire sometime between 9 and 10 pm on Friday night while the van was parked on Front Street. Firefighters are investigating the incident as arson, and some staff at KSBW are concerned that this could be part of the country-wide increase of attacks on the press.KSBW covered the incident on air, showing …

Massachusetts reporter arrested for threatening Walpole Times reporter

January 29, 2019
Reporter Amy Zuckerman was arrested at her home in Shutesbury, Massachusetts, on July 7, 2018 on a warrant charging her with making terroristic threats in emails to a reporter at the Walpole Times the day before.The Walpole Times, based in Walpole, Massachusetts, is owned by GateHouse Media. Its reporter, who was unnamed, had asked Zuckerman to remove him from a mailing list multiple times.“The specific threats were mentioned shooting a firearm through the window of the Walpole Times while people …
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