Video: Reporters Rights – Goodman and Reiss on RNC Democracy Now! Arrests Settlement


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“Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, and Steve Reiss, partner at Weil Gotshal & Manges, talk with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about the recent settlement of a lawsuit over the arrest of Goodman and two of her producers at the 2008 Republican National Convention. Goodman and Reiss also discuss freedom of the press as it relates to the Occupy Wall Street protests.” “We as journalists, we have a special job. It is to hold those in power accountable. . . and we gotta get out there in the front lines . . . ” – Amy Goodman

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