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Hundreds of news outlets publish editorials denouncing President Trump's anti-media remarks

Posted at 11:40 AM, Aug 16, 2018

About 350 newspapers in the United States had editorials Thursday decrying President Donald Trump's description of the media as the "enemy of the people."

Here are some of the newspapers blasting Trump's anti-press rhetoric.


Anchorage Daily News

Why attacks on free speech and the free press are so dangerous


The Arizona Daily Star

The free press is not the 'enemy of the people'

The Arizona Republic

Journalists, don't let Trump's attacks on media keep us from doing our job


Van Buren County Democrat
Friends like these


Fresno Bee
The Fresno Bee is not the enemy. We are Americans, and part of the Valley, like you

Idyllwild Town Crier
Out Loud: Fake news, American institutions, and the presidency

Mercury News
Editorial: President Trump, we are not the nation's enemy

The Ferndale Enterprise
Editorial: Way ahead of the curve

The Orange County Register
The president's dangerous dubbing of media as America's enemy

The San Diego Union-Tribune
How we restore faith in journalism

The Slo Tribune
We're not your enemy. We're journalists who cover the real news of SLO County

The Tribune
We're not your enemy. We're journalists who cover the real news of SLO County


The Denver Post
We are simply standing up for what we believe in as journalists


Hartford Courant
Editorial: The President Wants You To Think We're The Enemy. Here's What We Really Do

The Lakeville Journal
Perspective on truth, lies, respect and hate


Miami Herald
Trump, we're not 'enemies of the people.' End your war on our free press

News Herald
The First Amendment is first in line for a reason

We are your defense

Orlando Sentinel and South Florida Sun Sentinel
President Trump, the press isn't the 'enemy' — it's America's watchdog

Sun Sentinel
President Trump, the press isn't the 'enemy' — it's America's watchdog

Tampa Bay Times
Journalists are friends of democracy, not the enemy

The Gainesville Sun

We're not the enemy of the people

The Palm Beach Post

In defense of democracy's defenders


The Telegraph

President Trump, we're not 'enemies of the people.' End your war on our free press

Valdosta Daily Times

No fake news here, no enemy of the people


Boise Weekly
No, we're not your enemy. Never have been. Never will be


Daily Herald
In midst of assaults, we must defend principles of First Amendment

Journal Star
President Trump's attacks on the press must stop

The Chicago Sun-Times
This newspaper is the 'enemy' of all that hurts 'the people'

The Chicago Tribune
Mr. President: We aren't enemies of the people. We're a check on government

The Register-Mail
We believe in power of good journalism


News and Tribune
We are defined by purpose, not the president

The Journal Gazette

Watchdogs - not attack dogs


Ames Tribune
Freedom of the press, our democracy, at risk under Trump

Des Moines Register
Media are not the enemy of the people; a free press is critical to democracy


Hillsboro Free Press
Discrediting media a dangerous plan

The Topeka Capital-Journal
Press isn't 'enemy of the people'


Bangor Daily News
The media is the enemy only if you don't want it to know what your government is doing


The Baltimore Sun
News media won't back down under pressure from president

The Star Democrat
Your local newspaper is your neighbor

Trump is the source, not subject, of fake news


Athol Daily news
Trump's media attacks are dangerous

The Berkshire Eagle
Our Opinion: Trump's assaults on press are assaults on democracy

The Boston Globe
Journalists are not the enemy

Cape Cod Chronicle
Tarring one journalist or media outlet as an "enemy of the people" tars us all, because we are all trying to do the same thing: report the facts.

The Daily Free Press
Journalists are not the 'enemy of the people,' they are the people

The Swellesley Report
What's important about this isn't so much what we do, it's that we can do it

The Sun Chronicle
Sun Chronicle joins others in emphasizing importance of free press

Whitman-Hanson Express
We stand for press freedom


Deadline Detroit
We stand with our US colleagues against 'Fake News' claims

Detroit Free Press

Defending my profession amid 'enemy of the people' rhetoric


Duluth News Tribune
Free press -- our protection from tyranny

Swift County Monitor-News
Attacks on journalists will lead to violence


The Columbian-Progress
The ultimate friend of the people


The Kansas City Star
President Trump, we're not 'enemies of the people.' End your war on our free press

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Stand in defense of the truth. Don't let Trump label journalists as "the enemy"


Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Journalists aren't the enemy; we are you


Falls City Journal
'We are not the enemy, we are your peers, friends, and neighbors.'

The Seward County Independent
Trump's attacks on media unfair

Omaha World-Herald
Omaha World-Herald remains committed to our community and state


Daily Hampshire Gazette
Journalists performing public service are not the enemy


The Atlantic City Weekly
Joining in solidarity with the Boston Globe, others

The Star-Ledger

Think your enemy is the press? So does every tyrant and corrupt politician

Sentinel of Gloucester County
Call for action to protect the freedom of the press


Albuquerque Journal

A check on power

Las Cruces Sun-News

We join effort to stand up for a free press

The Santa Fe New Mexican

Here since the beginning — a free press

Valencia County News Bulletin
We are not the enemy; We are the people


El Diario
Defendemos la libertad de prensa

Examiner Media
Newsprint Tariffs and Fake News Mantra a Threat to Democracy

The Altamont Enterprise
Journalism needs a champion -- you

The Chronicle-Express
We are not the enemy of the people

The Post-Standard
Journalists are not the 'enemy of the people'

Queens Courier and the Ridgewood Times
Stop attacking the press! Remember the First Amendment of our Constitution

New York Post
Hate the press all you want — we'll keep reporting

The New York Times
A Free Press Needs You

The Sag Harbor Express
We Are the People


Las Vegas Sun

Take it from the Founding Fathers: Journalists are Public Ally No. 1


Fayetteville Observer
Our View: 'Fake news' and all the president's taunts

The News & Observer

President Trump, we're not 'enemies of the people.' End your war on our free press.

The Star News
Trump's attacks on press go too far


The Bismarck Tribune
We aren't the 'enemy' when covering news

The Grand Forks Herald
This is not fake news


Athens News
In attacking journalists, Trump damages all Americans

The Chagrin Valley Times
Local news is real

The Chronicle
The media are not the enemy

Toledo Blade
No more enemies


Tulsa World

We are not the 'enemy of the people'


Hillsboro Tribune
The news isn't 'fake' just because you see things differently


The Daily Item
This just in: We are not the enemy

The Delaware County Daily Times
President Trump, we are not the enemy of the people

The Elizabethtown Advocate
We need Freedom of the Press, Not Freedom in Name Only

The Ellwood City Ledger
Ledger joins nationwide call to action to defend attacks on journalists as 'enemy of the American people'

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Stop the war on a free press


The Providence Journal
Trump attacks the messenger


Rapid City Journal

Journalists are hardly 'the enemy of the people'

The Freeman Courier
'Enemy of the people' rhetoric damaging


Austin American-Statesman
Journalists are watchdog neighbors, not enemy of the people

Dallas Morning News
We the people hold our elected officials accountable

Hays Free Press
We are the people

Houston Chronicle

The real enemy of the people? It's not the press

San Antonio Express-News

The pernicious trap of 'fake news'

The Victoria Advocate

Enemy of the people? Don't worry, we have your back

Waco-Tribune Herald

Facts are not fake, newspapers are not the enemy


Manchester Journal
Press freedom is a Vermont value

The Commons
Make no mistake: This attack on our free press -- your free press -- is deliberate and calculated


Henrico Citizen

The press is not your enemy


Tri-City Herald
President Trump, we're not 'enemies of the people.' End your war on our free press

Real Change News
There has never been a more critical time to engage in free speech


The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
Phrases damaging for free press

The Plymouth Review
This dirty war against the press must end

The Ripon Commonwealth Press
One thing worse than the 'enemies of the American people' ...

OTHERS (Magazines, professional organizations, etc)

Center for Public Integrity

Center for Public Integrity Board of Directors condemns President Trump's attacks on the press

President Trump, we're not 'enemies of the people.' End your war on our free press

Society of Professional Journalists
The press isn't "fake"

The Forward
Why an independent press matters to American Jews

The E.W. Scripps Company
Trump's anti-media rhetoric disturbing, CEO says