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Race Inquiry Digest, October 29, 2018 – Three Days of Hate Crimes

Journalist Manny Jalonschi Reviews Bob Woodward’s Fear

“Fear” by Bob Woodward is a “play-by-play accounting more than analysis” and succeeds “most as a testament to the many people around Trump who supposedly think he is incompetent and dangerous.” The people around him are not good people as they support all the President’s social, political and moral iniquities and try to keep him from committing ungodly heinous acts the equivalent of war crimes.

Call for Submissions, Eighteenth Annual Tribeca Film Festival®, April 24 – May 5, 2019

The 18th edition of the Tribeca Film Festival is scheduled April 24 to May 5, 2019 in the Big Apple, another round of ecstatic celebration of storytelling in all forms from film to TV, VR to gaming. Submissions open August 20 for feature and short films; episodic and online storytelling; virtual, immersive, and augmented reality; as well as branded entertainment.

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Digital Journalist’s Legal Guide
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Everything online journalists need to protect their legal rights. This free resource culls from all Reporters Committee resources and includes exclusive content on digital media law issues.
Reporters Committee reminds journalists of legal assistance hotline ahead of demonstrations in Charlottesville and D.C.
August 8, 2018

UPDATE (Aug. 8, 2018): This post has been update to include information provided by the City of Charlottesville and the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia (MPD) related to media operations and briefing areas, prohibited items, and contact information for press inquiries and in the event of an arrest or other incident.

Ahead of planned demonstrations marking the one-year anniversary of the ‘Unite the Right’ rally in Charlottesville that turned violent, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press reminds journalists that our Legal Defense Hotline is available seven days a week for journalists who need legal support.

How Do the Police Police Themselves?

The results of Freedom of Information Law requests filed in court by the New York Civil Liberties Union to find information on 23 police departments and their their policies on high-stakes interactions like uses of force, data on whom they stop and why, and how they train their officers. Over 15,600 pages of documents, many of which the public has never seen, to piece together a comprehensive understanding of what rules govern police actions.

One-Hundred-Thirty-One Groups Fighting to Remove 2020 Census Citizenship Question

The 131 groups submitted “friend of the court” briefs opposing motions to dismiss two lawsuits challenging the inclusion of an unnecessary and intrusive citizenship question in the 2020 Census. The cases are California v. Ross, brought by the state of California and several California cities and counties, and City of San Jose and Black Alliance for Just Immigration v. Ross