The New York Times today published an editorial that responds to the Boston Globe’s call for outlets across America to publish editorials that denounce President Trump’s hostility to the media.
“In 2018, some of the most damaging attacks are coming from government officials. Criticizing the news media — for underplaying or overplaying stories, for getting something wrong — is entirely right. News reporters and editors are human, and make mistakes. Correcting them is core to our job. But insisting that truths you don’t like are “fake news” is dangerous to the lifeblood of democracy. And calling journalists the “enemy of the people” is dangerous, period.”
Read the full, inspiring NYT editorial here.
You can also read The Boston Globe’s editorial here.