WorldView: UK sends engineers to Polish border; India repeals 3 farming laws
The UK is now getting involved in Poland's attempts to secure its border with Belarus, and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is repealing three contentious agriculture laws that have sparked yearlong protests. CBS News foreign correspondent Ian Lee joins "CBSN AM" with these stories and more from around the world.news.yahoo.com
Detroit reporter describes differences between US Capitol riot, BLM protests
“I’m still trying to gather my thoughts about what I saw yesterday,” Lewis said Thursday. The reporter had the opportunity to witness two historic events in Washington: Lewis covered the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests during the summer of 2020. He says he was there on the streets covering the events after Minneapolis police killed George Floyd in May. Read: Race double standard clear in rioters’ Capitol insurrectionOver the summer, Lewis says officers dispersed BLM protesters in a matter of minutes. Related: Michigan leaders condemn ‘double standard’ of treatment of mostly white rioters at US Capitol
Detroit radio legend and WJR news director Dick Haefner announces his retirement after 51 year career
DETROIT – News Talk 760 WJR News Director Dick Haefner has announced his retirement after a remarkable 51-year career in radio news. Haefner, an award-winning newscaster, reporter, and news director, has been WJR News Director since 1989. His most recent awards were for “Best Newscast” and “Best Feature” in 2019 from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. I have had the best job in Detroit radio news for almost 32 years. I’m the luckiest person I know.”Steve Finateri, Vice President, Market Manager of Cumulus Detroit said, “Dick Haefner can be considered one of the all-time brand ambassadors for News/Talk 760 WJR Radio and Cumulus Detroit.
New York Times correspondent Kathy Gray says Trump campaign removed her from Michigan rally
FREELAND, Mich. – A New York Times correspondent attending a rally held by President Donald Trump in Freeland said she was tracked down by the Trump campaign and removed from the rally. READ: President Trump to visit mid-Michigan todayTweets are embedded below:First for me: Trump campaign tracked me down from pics i tweeted and escorted me out. — Kathy Gray (@michpoligal) September 10, 2020I’ve just been kicked out of the trump rally. — Kathy Gray (@michpoligal) September 10, 2020And so it begins pic.twitter.com/fuLY4oasjP — Kathy Gray (@michpoligal) September 10, 2020Air force one just landed — Kathy Gray (@michpoligal) September 10, 2020Crammed in crowd in the rain for trump rally in michigan. Not many masks pic.twitter.com/5DZ6JBVNK8 — Kathy Gray (@michpoligal) September 10, 2020
Minnesota police arrest entire CNN TV crew covering George Floyd protests
MINNEAPOLIS An entire CNN TV crew - including a reporter who was covering the unrest in Minneapolis after the killing of George Floyd - was arrested by Minnesota police live on the air early Friday morning. The CNN camera was also taken into custody and continued to record as the crew was handcuffed, with police seemingly unaware that the camera was still on. Protests first erupted Tuesday, a day after Floyds death in a confrontation with police captured on widely seen citizen video. On the video, Floyd can be seen pleading as Officer Derek Chauvin presses his knee against him. Minnesota police arrest CNN reporter and camera crew as they report from protests in Minneapolis https://t.co/oZdqBti776 pic.twitter.com/3QbeTjD5ed CNN (@CNN) May 29, 2020CNN released a statement following the arrests: A CNN reporter & his production team were arrested this morning in Minneapolis for doing their jobs, despite identifying themselves - a clear violation of their First Amendment rights.
WDBJ reporter, cameraman killed on live TV; The restaurant Katrina couldn't keep down
Reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward of Virginia station WDBJ-TV were gunned down on live television Wednesday morning; Dooky Chase has been a family-owned restaurant in New Orleans since the 1940s.cbsnews.com