#Journalism agenda: “Hundreds of US newspapers denounce Trump’s attacks on the press…

More than 350 US news outlets join Boston Globe call to run editorials, addressing Trump’s ‘assault on the free press’.
The New York Times – The Editorial Board – Aug 15, 1:02 PM

In 1787, the year the Constitution was adopted, Thomas Jefferson famously wrote to a friend, “Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a

Following the lead of the Boston Globe, close to 350 newspapers across the country ran editorials today in defense of a free press after President Trump declared the media was the “enemy of the state.” This greatly displeased Emperor Trump, leading to a Twitter tirade this morning.

Trump’s escalating war with the media

President Donald J. Trump’s confrontational relationship with the press has grown steadily worse since he assumed office in January 2017, leading to him repeatedly refer to journalists as the “enemy of the people.” A

Someone still cares about unsigned newspaper editorials! More than 300 papers published editorials criticizing Donald Trump’s frequent attacks on the press Thursday and they elicited a series of responses from the president.

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