U.S. Attorney pledges probe on attacks on media

Federal prosecutors are looking into assaults and threats on journalists during the January 6 attack on the Capitol and Congress. They are asking all members of the media to contact their office if they suffered attacks. Acting U.S. Attorney Michael R. Sherwin said, “We will spare no effort to bring to justice all those who committed lawless and violent acts of any kind, including against members of the media.” (The Washington Post, January 12, 2020, by Keith L. Alexander)

Reporters and photographers recorded assaults, and the words “murder the media” appeared on a Capitol door during the invasion. (The Hill, January 12, 2020, by Harper Neidig)

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