350 Newspapers Coordinate Editorials Critiquing Trump's Press Rhetoric

Headline Roundup August 17th, 2018

On Aug. 16, 350 newspapers across the U.S. participated in a coordinated campaign, encouraged by the editorial board of The Boston Globe, in which they published editorials pushing back against President Trump's negative rhetoric about the media. Some on the Left said the move was necessary to protect freedom of the press, while some on the Right said the move will backfire by proving the media is biased against Trump.

350 Newspapers Coordinate Editorials Critiquing Trump's Press Rhetoric

From the Left
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OPINION

If the media can speak with one voice on the critical issue of press freedom, perhaps even the President will have to listen.

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From the Right
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OPINION

If you are a Trump voter who thinks that much of the press is reflexively hostile to the president, 300 of America's leading newspapers want you to know that you might be on to something.

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From the Center
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Newspapers from Maine to Hawaii pushed back against President Donald Trump’s attacks on “fake news” with a coordinated series of editorials in defense of a free press on Thursday — and, not surprisingly, Trump didn’t take it silently.

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