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CFOIC, journalism groups decry law enforcement targeting of reporters and photographers during George Floyd protests


Damage to Denver Post building in Civic Center on Saturday, May 30, 2020. (Photo by Susan Greene)On June 1, Colorado Freedom of Information, Colorado Press Association, Colorado Broadcasters Association and the Colorado Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists sent the following letter to leaders of the Denver Department of Public Safety, the Denver Police Department, the Colorado State Patrol and the Colorado National Guard and to Denver Mayor Michael Hancock […]

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Michael Jordan: “Truly pained and plain angry”


Michael Jordan is “deeply saddened, truly pained and plain angry.”

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World alarmed by violence in U.S.; thousands march in London


Nations around the world have watched in horror at the civil unrest in the United States following the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer pressed his knee on his neck until he stopped breathing.

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More journalists across the country injured covering George Floyd protests


The first time officers shot rubber bullets at MSNBC host Ali Velshi and his crew Saturday night in Minneapolis, he was willing to believe that the officials didn’t know they were press. The second time, Velshi said, they knew and shot anyway.

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More journalists across the country injured covering George Floyd protests


The first time officers shot rubber bullets at MSNBC host Ali Velshi and his crew Saturday night in Minneapolis, he was willing to believe that the officials didn’t know they were press. The second time, Velshi said, they knew and shot anyway.

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Protests over police killings rage on in dozens of U.S. cities


Tense protests over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black men grew Saturday from New York to Tulsa to Los Angeles, with police cars set ablaze and reports of injuries mounting on all sides as the country lurched toward another night of unrest after months of coronavirus lockdowns.

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Keeler: Michael Porter Jr.’s tweets on George Floyd weren’t “condoning cops’ behavior,” civil rights icon says


Before you pick up a stone to fling at Michael Porter Jr’s glass house, look at the timeline. Look closely at the first four entries on the Nuggets rookie’s twitter feed from May 27, in chronological order: 11:42: Brought tears to my eyes man…that is unbelievable…That is murder. 11:43: It is a heartbreaking and corrupt […]

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Fox News reporter attacked, chased from demonstration


A Fox News reporter was pummeled and chased by protesters who had gathered outside the White House early Saturday as part of nationwide unrest following the death of George Floyd.

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Cities across U.S. brace for increasing unrest, call in National Guard


Protesters set police cars ablaze, smashed businesses’ windows and skirmished with baton-wielding officers in streets from Atlanta to Los Angeles, as anger over George Floyd’s death spread across the country. Authorities were bracing for more violence Saturday, with some calling in the National Guard to beef up overwhelmed forces.

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Dateline Pueblo: A local newspaper on the brink Your weekly roundup of Colorado local news & media


In recent years, a hurricane of journalistic wrath has raged around The Denver Post’s hedge-fund owner over deep gashes the newsroom suffered from cost-cutting layoffs. Less national attention has focused roughly two hours south in economically troubled Pueblo where GateHouse Media bought the 150-year-old Pueblo Chieftain in 2018 and then merged with Gannett. Last summer, Chieftain journalists protested outside their newsroom about staff cuts. This week, however, The New York Times Magazine turned a spotlight on the plight […]

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