Op-Ed: A Harbinger of Bad Things To Come

On the day after Spotlight won the Oscar of Best Picture for celebrating hardscrabble journalism that uncovered decades of sexual abuses by the Catholic Church, a Secret Service agent grabbed the neck of a 58-year-old photojournalist and threw him to the ground.

The photojournalist, veteran Christopher Morris, tried to move outside the “press pen” to photograph hecklers who were being escorted from a Donald Trump rally at Radford University in Virginia, but was blocked by the agent. Morris shouted obscenities and allegedly shoved the agent before being taken down.

Detroit Crooks Rob Photojournalist Twice in One Day

Photojournalist Christopher Morris has documented some of the world's hottest war zones, reclusive North Korea and the 2012 Republican National Convention. But it took modern Detroit to totally punk him, with thieves there stealing $15,000 in camera equipment and another crook cheating him out of $200 in reward money later that same day.