NAB Speaks Out On Incidents Involving Broadcast Journalists


WASHINGTON, D.C. — The President/CEO of the NAB says the nation’s biggest lobbying organization representing broadcast media “is gravely concerned” by recent incidents of violence directed against broadcast journalists who are covering local news.

“A cornerstone of American democracy is the right of the free press to document the stories and events shaping our communities and our nation,” Gordon Smith said. “Journalists should be afforded the respect to safely provide this valuable service to the community without fear of violence, intimidation or harassment.”

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