Award-winning journalist and host of Democracy Now! Amy Goodwin is facing charges after she reported on Native American led protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline.
In early September, Goodwin covered authority suppression of protestors. While protestors tried to stop bulldozers, security personnel wielded attack dogs and pepper spray. While Goodwin claimed she was only covering the news, authorities said she was participating in a riot. Goodwin turned herself into officials today.
Should she be charged? What does this mean for journalists who cover controversial news?
You can read more about it here: https://www.thenation.com/article/amy-goodman-is-facing-prison-for-reporting-on-the-dakota-access-pipeline-that-should-scare-us-all/