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Arrested, jailed and assaulted: Being a journalist in Trump’s America Behind the Headlines

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On July 1 The Independent's Chief US Correspondent Andrew Buncombe was arrested while covering a police operation to clear Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle.


In this first episode of a brand new podcast series Behind the Headlines he recounts his experience, which included officers ignoring him when he was struggling to breathe and being assaulted by a guard in jail.


You can read Andrew's full story here: independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/journalist-arrest-seattle-chaz-protest-police-prison-black-lives-matter-a9606846.html


Tap the link to support original reporting from The Independent: independent.co.uk/support


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On July 1 The Independent's Chief US Correspondent Andrew Buncombe was arrested while covering a police operation to clear Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle.


In this first episode of a brand new podcast series Behind the Headlines he recounts his experience, which included officers ignoring him when he was struggling to breathe and being assaulted by a guard in jail.


You can read Andrew's full story here: independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/journalist-arrest-seattle-chaz-protest-police-prison-black-lives-matter-a9606846.html


Tap the link to support original reporting from The Independent: independent.co.uk/support


Subscribe to this series so you never miss an episode.
 
See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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