NZ journalists face growing threat of violence

NZ journalists face growing threat of violence
A protestor makes her feelings known at the Auckland Domain protest in October. (Image: Getty)
Daniel Dunkley
On the grounds of parliament, relations between the public and the New Zealand news media hit an all-time low. As anti-vaccine mandate protesters clashed with police outside the Beehive, law enforcement and politicians weren’t the only targets of the angry crowd’s wrath. Journalists covering the Wellington event also received a sickening torrent of abuse.Reporters including 1News journalist Kristin Hall gave their account of proceedings. On Twitter, Hall said she was told: “I’m going to be executed – by a woma...

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