Around 300 newspapers participated in a Boston Globe call to publish editorials pushing back against US President Donald Trump’s hostile rhetoric towards media on Thursday.
The US media has adopted a largely adversarial role against the US president, continuing to publish stories on Trump’s alleged collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign, even though most polls show that Americans are more interested healthcare and reversing income inequality.
As trust in the media continues to decline in the US and Donald Trump continues his attacks, the US media establishment is starting to fight back.
Al Jazeera’s Shihab Rattansi reports from Washington, DC.
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