Should journalists be allowed to protest? A legendary news organization tries to address that issue
Let’s say you work for a news organization and there’s a march or rally in town — a march for, say, women’s rights. Or to raise awareness for LBGTQ+ issues. Or a Black Lives Matters protest. Or a rally to protest an injustice, either locally or nationally.
Should you be able to go? Should you be able to march, hold up a sign, use your voice?
That has been a long-debated topic in newsrooms around the country — whether journalists can participate in rallies, marches, protests and causes and still...