Aren’t journalists essential? New York left reporters on back of the vaccine line

As New York emerges from the ashes of a global pandemic, many will spend some time looking back at how the vaccine dispersal was handled, and who exactly was deemed “essential.”       

On March 29, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams called for journalists to finally be able to get vaccinated in an open letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo—hours before the governor announced that all adults will be eligible for the shot on April 6.

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