Journalist Protection Act

NewsGuild-CWA, NABET-CWA support Journalist Protection Act

For Immediate Release – March 12, 2019

Contact: Bernie Lunzer
202-434-7177
Sally Davidow
sdavidow@cwa-union.org
202-368-3324

 

Unions representing 30,000 reporters, correspondents, photographers, field producers and newsgathering broadcast employees are praising a bill that would make it a federal crime to assault journalists. Continue reading “NewsGuild-CWA, NABET-CWA support Journalist Protection Act”

Rep. Swalwell Addresses Journalist Protection Act in Town Hall Call

March 19, 2018 – Rep. Eric Swalwell introduced the Journalist Protect Act because he wants to protect journalists from assault and ensure that “if somebody were to inflict violence upon you to intimidate you in the newsgathering work, that they could be federally prosecuted.” Continue reading “Rep. Swalwell Addresses Journalist Protection Act in Town Hall Call”