In this Majority Report clip, Sam Seder discusses the charges against Amy Goodman that shifted from trespassing to “participating in a riot” following her coverage of the Dakota Pipeline protests. The riot charges, which were ultimately dismissed today, were based on the idea that she does not qualify as a journalist.

Sam Seder is an American comedian, writer, actor, film director, television producer-director, and progressive talk radio host. His works include the film Who's the Caboose? (1997) starring Sarah Silverman and Seder, as well as the television shows Beat Cops (2001) and Pilot Season (2004). He also appeared in Next Stop Wonderland (1998). Seder also made guest appearances on Spin City (1997), Sex and the City (2000) and America Undercover (2005).