Several members of the New York City press corps testified at an NYPD public hearing Tuesday on a proposal put forth by the agency to update its current rules on how and when police officers can strip reporters of their press passes.
The proposals under consideration stem from a lawsuit brought by a freelance photographer several years ago, who had his press pass taken from him by NYPD officers while shooting a construction site where a worker died.
The NYPD rules would allow cops to seize a press card from a journalist and then hold a hearing to decide whether the card would be returned. (ShutterStock) Several members of the New York City press corps testified at an NYPD public hearing Tuesday on a proposal put forth […]
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