CPJ: Journalists Paid Price For Jan. 6 Coverage

Journalists were important players in making sure the country knew what was going on in D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021, when protestors fired up by President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol threatening to hang Vice President Mike Pence or kill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The Committee to Protect Journalists pointed out on the second anniversary of the insurrection that journalists paid a price for that role.

The Head Of The Committee To Protect Journalists Offers A Warning As He Steps Down

Joel Simon, who will leave the organization after 15 years as executive director, says autocrats have become brazen in their efforts to block good journalism.