Modern journalism is a very different culture to the tabloid/broadsheet/Hearst/ New York Times mix of the past.
A huge citizen science project, utilizing more than 850,000 volunteers, has recently expanded its reach to include projects across all of the U.K
If you love to take photographs and participate in citizen science projects, they sure don't want you in Wyoming, and if you unknowingly take photos, perhaps for a photography contest for The National Weather Service, you may wind up in jail.
Wyoming has, in essence, made citizen science a crime.
Journalism comes with risks new and old.