Fury and despair: behind the viral image of Americans protesting against lockdown

Joshua Bickel set out to cover a demonstration in Ohio – and within hours, his photo of angry people pressed up against glass took on a life of its own Coronavirus – live US updates Live global updates See all our coronavirus coverage Monday was just an ordinary day for Joshua Bickel. A photojournalist for the Columbus Dispatch, he set out to cover a protest outside Ohio governor Mike DeWine’s daily press briefing, where about 100 protesters had gathered. He dutifully took the shots. One of them, an image depicting demonstrators pressed up against the glass outside the governor’s office demanding Ohio reopen for business, was quickly taken before Bickel moved on for another angle. Continue reading...