Freedom of the Press
President Trump has frequently derided unfavorable coverage of his administration as fake news and has stated that the mainstream media are the enemy of the American people. Why has the President taken this unprecedented approach to the media? What is his objective? What impact do you think this will have on the freedom of the press in our democracy? American Government, Chapter 8: The Media?https://openstax.org/books/American-government-2e/pages/8-introduction?Prior, Markus. 2007. The Real Media Divide (Links to an external site.). The Washington Post.?https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-Dyn/content/article/2007/07/15/AR2007071501110.html?Grossman, Matt. 2018. “The media isn’t making people more divided (Links to an external site.).” Medium?https://medium.com/trust-media-and-democracy/partisan team-f59a45b19536?