Trump on Twitter: How Negative Treatment of Press Threatens Our Freedom
BY EMMA BENNINGHOFF & KIRSTEN BALLARD
When the Republican National Convention kicked off yesterday in Cleveland, Ohio, Trump stole the media spotlight once again. However, Trump’s abusive treatment towards media outlets and press cannot be overlooked. He has taken action to “blacklist” news outlets, publicly disrespect media sources and blatantly offend journalists and news anchors. It’s terrifying to see a candidate for the highest elected position in our nation ridicule our fundamental right to a free press.
Here are some of his choice tweets about national publications and journalism.
Emma Benninghoff is a student and former communications intern at News Media Alliance.