Help Protect Journalists!

$7,749 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 306 people in 12 months
DC
Danny C
on behalf of Susan Marcoux
 WASHINGTON, DC
***UPDATE***  Ben indicated to me that, while he appreciated the gesture, he'll take care of getting his glasses replaced on his own and that he would like ALL donations to go to the Committee to Protect Journalists ( https://www.cpj.org/). New goal of $10,000. He told me that "protecting journalism is far more important than the state of my spectacles right now."

On May 24, in Bozeman, MT, Ben Jacobs, a reporter for the Guardian newspaper, was body slammed by Greg Gianforte, a candidate running for the Montana U.S House seat, for asking a question about healthcare. During this outrageous attack, Mr. Jacobs' glasses were broken. Let's help him get a new pair.
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$7,749 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 306 people in 12 months
Created May 25, 2017
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Margaret Haws
12 months ago

Ben you are the epitome of "the reporter doesn't want to become the story." I appreciate yours and your colleagues efforts to keep us informed. PS next time, protect your glasses!!!

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Nomeca Hartwell
12 months ago

We need to help protect all responsible journalists

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michelle hoffman
12 months ago

Supporting journalists all the way!

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12 months ago
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