Newspapers to Trump: Journalists aren't the enemy

Editorials posted from about 350 newspapers

By MADISON PARK, FAITH KARIMI AND EMILY SMITH, CNN
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(CNN) - 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.

ARKANSAS

Van Buren County Democrat Friends like these

CALIFORNIA

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

COLORADO

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

CONNECTICUT

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

FLORIDA

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

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

IDAHO

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

ILLINOIS

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

INDIANA

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

IOWA

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

KANSAS

Hillsboro Free Press Discrediting media a dangerous plan

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

MAINE

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

MARYLAND

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

The Star Democrat Your local newspaper is your neighbor

MASSACHUSETTS

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

MICHIGAN

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

MINNESOTA

Duluth News Tribune Free press -- our protection from tyranny

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

MISSISSIPPI

The Columbian-Progress The ultimate friend of the people

MISSOURI

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"

MONTANA

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

NEBRASKA

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

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Daily Hampshire Gazette Journalists performing public service are not the enemy

NEW JERSEY

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

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

NEW MEXICO

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

NEW YORK

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

NORTH CAROLINA

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

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

NORTH DAKOTA

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

The Grand Forks Herald This is not fake news

OHIO

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

OMAHA

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

OREGON

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

PENNSYLVANIA

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

RHODE ISLAND

The Providence Journal Trump attacks the messenger

SOUTH DAKOTA

The Freeman Courier 'Enemy of the people' rhetoric damaging

TEXAS

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

VERMONT

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

WASHINGTON

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

WISCONSIN

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)

McClatchy 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

 

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