PBS NewsHour

Does an assault on a reporter reflect greater antipathy?

Clip: 05/25/2017 | 9m 30s

Montana’s special election took a bizarre turn Wednesday, when GOP candidate Greg Gianforte was charged with assaulting a reporter. And there have been other recent incidents over press access, including the arrest of a West Virginia public media reporter in early May. John Yang talks to Howard Kurtz of Fox News and Tom Rosenstiel, executive director of the American Press Institute.

Aired: 05/25/17

Rating: NR

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