NHPR experiences acts of vandalism against journalists
Note: NHPR updated this statement on May 27, 2022 to include a link to our reporting on the topic.
New Hampshire Public Radio journalists and family members have been the targets over the last month of a series of acts of vandalism and threats to their safety. NHPR is working closely with local, state, and federal law enforcement to support their investigations of these incidents, in hopes that the perpetrators will be brought to justice. Likewise, we are supporting in every way possible the victims of these crude, senseless attacks.
Violence against journalists has increased at an alarming rate, in America and around the world. NHPR condemns attempts to intimidate or harm journalists, here in New Hampshire or anywhere else.
Our reporters, producers and editors will not be intimidated in the pursuit of New Hampshire Public Radio’s public-service mission. NHPR’s trustworthy journalism will continue, every day, to enrich lives and help build stronger communities, here in New Hampshire and beyond.
Details about these attacks can be found in our reporting here.
NHPR encourages anyone who may have information related to these attacks to contact authorities including the Melrose Police Department, (781) 665-1212.