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NYT Reporter Warns Conservative Writer Andy Ngo is a ‘Real Threat’, Should Be Censored on Twitter

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Sarah Jeong, the New York Times reporter who made headlines in 2018 for antagonizing white people, has branded conservative journalist Andy Ngo “dangerous” and called for his censorship on Twitter.

In a tweet posted on Jan. 9, Jeong cited a thread from Donovan Farley, another journalist who claimed that Ngo repeatedly “willfully deceives his followers into a frenzy that results in death and rape threats” for journalists and “anyone else” supposedly targeted by his “scorn.”

Independent Journalist Gets 4 Years in Prison For Reporting on COVID-19

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Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan, who reported on the initial spread of COVID-19 in Wuhan, has been sentenced to four years in prison by a Chinese court.

COVID coverage: Zhan reported on the crisis independently, broadcasting live video footage of overcrowded hospitals and writing essays critical of the Chinese government response, the New York Times reported. 

Lawyer Journalist Who Risked Life to Reveal Conditions in Wuhan Now Reported Missing by Mother

A Chinese citizen journalist has reportedly gone missing after exposing Wuhan’s “urgent epidemic situation” involving the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in a YouTube video posted last week.

Chen Qiushi, a former human rights lawyer, managed to arrive in the city a day after it was put under quarantine. He reported from Wuhan until his alleged disappearance.

Journalist Wins $30,000 in Sex Assault Case That Sparked Japan’s #MeToo Movement

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A journalist in Japan who accused a high-profile television reporter of raping her in 2015 won around 3.3 million yen ($30,000) in damages in a Tokyo court on Wednesday.

Judge Akihiro Suzuki said in his ruling that he found 30-year-old Shiori Ito’s account in a civil lawsuit of being assaulted by 53-year-old Noriyuki Yamaguchi in April 2015 “highly trustworthy,” the New York Times reported.

Journalist Quits Job After Awkward Video of Him with Conservative Group Surfaces

Andy Ngo, the conservative journalist who was attacked at a left-wing protest in Portland, Oregon earlier this summer, has left his job as an editor for Quillette, the website’s editor-in-chief announced on Monday.

His exit comes at an interesting time, however, as a video showing him tagging along with a group of far-right activists orchestrating an attack against anti-fascists surfaced earlier on Twitter.