Monday, May 4, 2009

Journalists Avoid Neighborhoods due to Aggression

Criminologist Frank Bovenkerk has undertaken a study of aggression against journalists in problem neighborhoods which he has called “Shut up with the camera.” Three hundred seventy-four of the journalists interviewed said that they had been attacked physically or threatened. Some required hospital treatment. The aggression concerns both TV journalists and photographers who have sometimes had material stolen or destroyed. Other journalists have also been

No comments: