It’s not surprising, but it is still unsettling that there is a growing need for Hostile Environment Awareness Training training for journalists. With the pandemic, protests, and increased arrests and press freedom violations against journalists and other threats, safety has become an increasing concern for journalists in the U.S.

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As of last Thursday night, the Press Freedom Tracker recorded 249 cases of journalists being attacked, 68 cases of equipment damage, 78 arrests and 12…

Imari Scarbrough

Freelance journalist and former newspaper reporter. Writes about the government, historical perspectives, education, the environment and investigative news.

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