A watchdog group noted 68 incidents of journalists being arrested, assaulted, or having their equipment damaged by police officers while covering civil unrest.
Members of the media have come under attack by police as well as protesters across the United States during the Black Lives Matter protests that were triggered by the death of George Floyd.
A CNN reporter and his production team were arrested in Minneapolis while covering the protests on-air as Thursday marked a third night of the arson, looting and vandalism in the Minnesota city over the death of a black man, George Floyd.
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