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G-20 Protest Gets Rowdy for Reporters

Editor&Publisher reports that some journalists covering anti G-20 protests over the weekend got caught up in the crowd and suffered the consequences. According to E&P, at least 3 journalists were beaten and arrested.

The National Post reported its staff photographer, Brett Gundlock, was tackled and arrested by several police officers as they dispersed protesters near the Ontario legislature.

“Kier Gilmour, a photographer for Canwest News Service who witnessed the arrest, said the officers knocked Mr. Gundlock to the ground and then dragged him away,” the unbylined story said. “He had been standing with several other media photographers at the time.

Read more from E&P here.



Genevieve Belmaker

Genevieve Belmaker is a freelance journalist and contributing editor with The Epoch Times ( She also contributes to Quill, the magazine of the Society of Professional Journalists and Her blog on journalism is

Genevieve has traveled throughout the U.S., Asia, Central America, Israel and the West Bank for reporting assignments, including major investigative reports on the recovery of New Orleans, the encroaching presence of China in Costa Rica and Nicaragua, the dangerous import of melamine-contaminated milk into the U.S. and settlement outposts in the West Bank. She regularly reports on issues related to journalism, and the work of journalists.

She holds a BA from the University of Southern California in International Relations, and has been a member of several prominent national and international professional media organizations, including the Society of Professional Journalists, Investigative Reporters and Editors, the International Women’s Media Foundation, the New York Press Club, and the Newswomen’s Club of New York. She lives in Jerusalem, Israel with her husband and son.

Areas of Focus:
New Media; Journalism; Culture and Society