The Mayor's Office—Not The NYPD—Will Now Issue NYC Press Credentials
The bill also prohibits the city from seizing a journalist's press credential until after a hearing.
Mar 27, 2021 3:45 PM
The NYPD Wants Out Of The Press Credentialing Business
For decades, the NYPD has set the criteria for journalists who are granted official press credentials, which allow reporters access to certain restricted areas. That's about to change.
Feb 10, 2021 5:00 AM
The NYPD’s New Rules For Journalists Are Actually A Huge Step Forward
In this opinion piece, freelance journalist JB Nicholas argues that controversial new proposed rules for press credentials are actually an improvement.
Jul 19, 2020 3:41 PM
GOTHAMIST FINALLY GETS PRESS PASSES (After 8 Years And Thousands Spent On High-Profile Lawyer)
We had to pay Norman Siegel $5,000 to represent us during an appeal, but the NYPD finally issued Gothamist press credentials. Here's how it went down.
Updated: Mar 26, 2012 3:38 PM
Inside Gothamist's Absurd Struggle To Get NYPD Press Passes
In 2009, the NYPD was forced to revise the rules governing press credentials and let online media outlets obtain press passes. But as we've found out, the application process is Kafkaesque, and nothing's really changed.
Updated: Jan 20, 2012 1:47 AM
Video: NYPD Pounces On Media At Yesterday's OWS Protest
Another video has surfaced showing the NYPD arresting a man who appears to be protester Patrick Wedes as he passively stands and films the police ordering protesters to leave.
Updated: Dec 13, 2011 1:24 PM
Video: NYPD Blocks NY Times Photographer From OWS Arrests
We're still confirming the identity of the photographer, but based on his own muffled introduction to the police officer, it seems to be NY Times photographer Robert Stolarik.
Updated: Dec 12, 2011 4:02 PM
Meta Video: Law & Order's "Occupy Wall Street" Set Occupied By Actual Occupiers
Protesters ran through the park, defacing signs, complimenting the choice of tents and eating the food in the "kitchen." In short: it was a bizarre scene.
Updated: Dec 9, 2011 10:43 AM
Daily News Calls Out Two Impostor Daily News Journalists At Occupy Wall Street
"I see these two guys tell this protester, who agreed to be interviewed, that they were with the Daily News," the paper's social media PA, Colin Jones, tells us.
Updated: Oct 9, 2011 5:11 PM
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