More than 400 newspapers join Boston Globe effort on freedom of the press editorials

More than 400 news publications across the United States joined the Boston Globe this week in a nationwide editorial push to promote freedom of the press.

The initiative was prompted by the president’s repeated verbal attacks on journalists, calling mainstream press organizations “fake news” and “the enemy of the American people.” Tensions came to a boil in early August when CNN reporter Jim Acosta walked out of a press briefing after White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders refused to refute Trump’s “enemy of the people” comments.

Editorials and columns from Wisconsin newspapers include:

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