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A protestor takes a picture of a demonstration from the roof of the Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Minneapolis. Protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody Monday, broke out in Minneapolis for a third straight night. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

23 guidelines for journalists to safely cover protests this weekend

A protester carries the carries the U.S. flag upside, a sign of distress, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Minneapolis. Violent protests over the death of George Floyd, the black man who died in police custody broke out in Minneapolis for a third straight night. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

CNN reporter Omar Jimenez and a crew were arrested and released on live TV in Minneapolis

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2014 file photo, protesters march in the street as lightning flashes in the distance in Ferguson, Mo. When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a young black man nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact with the public. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Covering a protest? Know your rights

Image via Forum Communications’ “A State of Crisis: 19 Hours in Minnesota.”

How 18 newsrooms captured one pandemic day in Minnesota

President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order aimed at curbing protections for social media giants, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

What journalists should know about Communications Decency Act Section 230

Illustration (The New York Times/Shutterstock/Ren LaForme)

If reading a newspaper is a ritual, Sunday’s New York Times front page was a journalistic ritual of mourning