Journalists prepare for protests where they could be targets
Though details remain murky, demonstrations are expected at state capitols beginning Sunday and leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)NEW YORK – While monitoring online chatter about protests at state capitols in advance of next week's presidential inauguration, the Seattle Times came across a chilling description for journalists: soft targets. Radnovich will cover demonstrations at Oregon's statehouse, bringing a significant advantage to the job. In many war zones, journalists make sure they are clearly identified as press so they are not mistaken for enemy combatants. “We will revisit that if things go south.”A six-foot fence has been installed around the State Capitol in Lansing, Michigan.