Prosecutor could drop disorderly conduct charge against CUNY student journalist following protest arrest

A disorderly conduct charge against a student journalist, who was arrested while covering a protest over the non-indictment of police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Gardner, could be dropped if she does not get in trouble again before July.

2015 World Press Freedom Index shows dwindling press freedom worldwide

The United States fell three places in the index after a tumultuous year for American journalists, according to the nonprofit organization, which works to promote freedom of information and freedom of the press.

CUNY journalism student arrested while covering protest over Eric Garner’s choking death

A journalism student at the City University of New York faces a disorderly conduct charge after police arrested her Wednesday night at a protest over a grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the choking death of Eric Garner.

Arrested for handing out pro-vegetarian leaflets, CUNY protester will get his day in court

A federal court has declined to dismiss the bulk of a civil-rights lawsuit brought by a vegetarian activist arrested while distributing leaflets outside the front gate of a City University of New York campus in the Bronx.Richard Hershey, a St.