About 350 newspapers across the US have at least one thing in common today: a statement supporting the free press and decrying President Trump's attacks on the media https://t.co/59Ys7MpHZa pic.twitter.com/l6oTIhQ6YR
— CNN (@CNN) August 16, 2018
Over 300 news publications across the U.S. are joining together to denounce President Trump's ongoing attacks on the news media and defend the role of a free press. https://t.co/BmpP1TFDkv
— NPR (@NPR) August 16, 2018
— Seung Min Kim (@seungminkim) August 16, 2018
The 4 techniques Trump uses to undermine the press:
1) Berate the media and turn the public against it.
2) Limit media access.
3) Threaten the media.
4) Bypass the media and communicate with the public directly. pic.twitter.com/9djHbOIOwx
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) August 16, 2018
The Los Angeles Times is not participating in today's nationwide editorial page protest against Trump's attacks on the press. Here's why https://t.co/5zqcCgRtbw (via @latimesopinion) pic.twitter.com/qeoycNBCOh
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) August 16, 2018
Senate adopts resolution backing free press after Trump attacks https://t.co/I4KJj5t5Hk
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) August 16, 2018
note that @WSJ among few large newspapers today that refused join nationwide campaign to stand up to Trump's war on press.
also, @WSJ gets exclusive Trump interview.
I'm sure it's just a coincidence
— Eric Boehlert (@EricBoehlert) August 16, 2018
Let’s be clear: @realDonaldTrump’s authoritarian impulses and disdain for the First Amendment have real and dangerous consequences. We’ve been keeping record, and we won’t stop now. https://t.co/4UY91noUTJ
— ACLU (@ACLU) August 16, 2018