Charlotte Observer religion reporter arrested, released on Moral Monday

News report from the
Charlotte Observer

A Charlotte Observer reporter has been released after he was arrested while covering a protest at the North Carolina General Assembly. The newspaper reported ( ) that religion reporter Tim Funk was released around 11 p.m. Monday. …

Observer Managing Editor Cheryl Carpenter said Funk was wearing media identification and was there to do his job as a news reporter. He was covering Charlotte clergy taking part in the protest. …

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