SEJ Objects to White House Ban of Acosta

November 8, 2018 — SEJ tweeted out this statement today about the White House's unprecedented and disturbing retribution against CNN's Jim Acosta:

"The Society of Environmental Journalists objects to the White House pulling the press credential of CNN's Jim Acosta. It is a reporter's job to ask challenging questions, and when those in power respond with retribution, it amounts to unacceptable censorship. The unprecedented and unwarranted revocation of Acosta's press pass is based on a provably false allegation by Sarah Huckabee Sanders that accused Acosta of "placing his hands on" a female White House intern.  We urge the White House to restore Acosta's credential immediately."

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