2020: Sao Paulo, Brazil (07:15)
Patricia Campos Mello, a "Folha de S.Paulo" reporter, covers a march supporting Jair Bolsonaro. A speaker declares mainstream media must be destroyed and reporters exterminated. Bolsonaro claims "Folha de S.Paulo" prints lies; Patricia endures harassment after reporting Bolsonaro attempted to illegally influence the election.
2020: Miami, Florida (05:27)
Carl Juste, a "Miami Herald" photographer, covers a Black Lives Matter protest; police units arrive and deploy tear gas. Juste locates a time stamp for a picture to dispute claims made by police. Journalists are moderators of fact and falsehoods.
2020: Mexico City (04:30)
Sashenka Gutierrez, an "EFE News Agency" photographer, covers a protest against brutality towards women; approximately 3,600 women are murdered every year. Protestors destroy property. Mexico is one of the most dangerous countries for journalists.
2020: Committee to Protect Journalists (02:46)
Committee members report on violence and terror tactics against journalists in Mexico, India, Belarus, Kenya, Somalia, and Asia. The committee monitors and combats press freedom abuses in 120 countries.
2020: Youngstown, Ohio (05:34)
Oliver Laughland, a reporter for "The Guardian," visits the former site of the "Youngstown Vindicator." Since 2004, 25% of American newspapers have closed. At an event intended to highlight Youngstown's progress, Rep. Bill Johnson refuses to answer Laughland's questions.
2020 Pandemic Coverage: Miami and Mexico City (05:40)
In Miami, Juste photographs demonstrators and citizens seeking COVID tests. In Mexico City, Gutierrez photographs prevention attempts, hospitals, funerals, and a woman with COVID symptoms. “Milenio” reports problems with hospital beds and President Andrés Manuel López Obrador claims it is fake news.
2020 Pandemic Coverage: Sao Paulo (03:45)
Bolsonaro claims, "the whole coronavirus thing is a fantasy, and the media is out of control." Campos Mello interviews residents and hospital officials about COVID; a hospital staff member refutes claims of low mortality rates.
2020: Tulsa, Oklahoma (03:17)
At a rally, a man refuses to answer Laughland's questions unless he removes his mask. Others share their thoughts on the severity of COVID-19. Laughland discusses reporting on situations where perceptions are different.
2020: Journalism Dangers (04:28)
Campos Mello's father, a journalist, was captured during the Gulf War. She reflects on facing attacks. Journalists covering Black Lives Matter protest experience tear gas, pepper spray, and arrests. Juste reflects on intimidation.
2020: Committee to Protect Journalists and Mexico City (05:54)
Daily protests are ongoing in the U.S.; over 500 assaults on journalists have been documented and nearly 140 have been detained. In Mexico, Gutierrez photographs female protestors and the National Human Rights Building they have seized; she interviews some of the women.
2020: Sao Paulo: Seeking Justice (04:26)
Campos Mello works with lawyers to file a lawsuit against Bolsonaro. A right-wing website sues Campos Mello. A large group of bikers rides in support of Bolsonaro.
2020: Presidential Election Journalism (12:32)
A hedge fund purchases the "Miami Herald" after it files for bankruptcy; it will operate without a newsroom. Juste reflects on his career and his father. At a Donald Trump rally, the crowd boos the press. Juste and Laughland document rallies; Laughland interviews attendees
2020: Mexico City Demonstration (06:43)
Activists march in the streets to protest violence against women. The women confront riot police who deploy a spray. The police detain two journalists, including Gutierrez; she describes how she was treated. Campos Mellon reflects on her situation in Sao Paulo.
2021: Committee to Protect Journalists (03:02)
Members discuss preparing for a MAGA rally in DC. Protestors denounce journalists and destroy equipment. Laughland reviews footage and reflects on events at the capitol.
2021: Inauguration Day (03:44)
Juste takes several photographs around the capitol. He reflects on the aftermath of Trump's presidency and his career.
2021: Journalists (05:29)
Gutierrez looks through images and reflects on living through historical moments. Campos Mello wins her lawsuit against Bolsonaro; she reflects on journalism. Juste celebrates his son's birthday. The journalists continue their work.
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