Sam Mayfield, who has been tirelessly reporting the protests in Madison, WI for most of the year, was arrested this week along with a student journalist.

Mayfield writes:

On June 6th two journalists were arrested at the state capital in Madison, WI.

I was one of them.

I was grabbed by an aggressive and very escalated police officer after walking in to the state capital on June 6th. Officer Corcoran told me to leave, to “get out”. It was bewildering because I was already in the building and was simply walking by him filming my way in to the rotunda.

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