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The FBI used my journalism to charge a January 6 insurrectionist. I have complicated feelings about that

22 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Pro-Trump protesters storm into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
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An Insider contributor's reporting led to federal charges for one of the men who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6
Journalist Abigail Higgins explains why she declined to submit to an FBI interview about the case.
She also reflects on her own ambivalence, knowing her reporting could help send a source to prison.
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When I got out of the shower one morning at the end of March, I had a voicemail from the FBI. They wanted to talk. I assumed it was a scam. Then, I...
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