freedom of the press

Trump STILL Thinks He Can Change The Libel Laws To Avoid Freedom Of The Press (VIDEO)

Trump STILL Thinks He Can Change The Libel Laws To Avoid Freedom Of The Press (VIDEO)

One of President Donald Trump’s favorite ways to mislead his supporters is by attacking the media for reporting “dishonest” things about him and threatening to change libel laws to make journalists easier to sue. As the investigation over political corruption increases surrounding just how close Trump and his team are with Russia, Trump was back […]

Shockingly Low Percentage Of Repubs Believe In 1st Amendment For Press (TWEET)

Shockingly Low Percentage Of Repubs Believe In 1st Amendment For Press (TWEET)

To date, one of the most unnerving elements of the Donald Trump administration has been its all-out war on the press. Trump, either through himself or his minions, had told the press to sit down and shut up, warned it against calling out Trump’s blatant lies, called for anyone who criticized Trump during the campaign to […]

Tom Hanks Feeds The Press And The Resistance With A New Espresso Machine (VIDEO)

Tom Hanks Feeds The Press And The Resistance With A New Espresso Machine (VIDEO)

Tom Hanks is the hero we need right now. He sent an espresso machine to the White House Press Corps, and they really need the love right now. President Donald Trump has declared war on all of the “fake news” media. Hanks has sent espresso machines to the agency before, but this one came with […]

Legal Experts Say Spicey’s Press Gaggle Ban May Be Unconstitutional

Legal Experts Say Spicey’s Press Gaggle Ban May Be Unconstitutional

In recent weeks, Donald Trump–either himself or through his minions–has made some downright scary statements about the press. It started in late January, when brownshirt-in-chief Steve Bannon told the press that it should “keep its mouth shut” until it understood why Trump won. His information minister, Kellyanne Conway, openly called for the firing of journalists […]

Scary CPAC Speaker: Lock Up Reporters For Attacking ‘Virtuous’ Candidates Like Trump And Pence (VIDEO)

Scary CPAC Speaker: Lock Up Reporters For Attacking ‘Virtuous’ Candidates Like Trump And Pence (VIDEO)

Unhinged and wingnutty statements are par for the course at the Conservative Political Action Conference. But more often than not, a speaker at that gathering says something that is really chilling, even by CPAC standards. This year’s edition of CPAC may have seen one of the scariest speeches ever delivered in that gathering’s 44-year history. […]

Chris Wallace Lets Trump Have It, Calls Attacks On Media ‘Dangerous’ (VIDEOS)

Chris Wallace Lets Trump Have It, Calls Attacks On Media ‘Dangerous’ (VIDEOS)

It takes a lot for a Republican to do something so outrageously wingnutty that it even enrages a Fox News Channel personality. Well, it looks like Donald Trump reached that point when he declared that the media is not his enemy, but “the enemy of the American people.” One of the main faces of the fair […]

WH Press Corps Could Be Evicted As The War On 1st Amendment Continues (VIDEO)

WH Press Corps Could Be Evicted As The War On 1st Amendment Continues (VIDEO)

The Incoming Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus, told ABC that the news conferences traditionally held in the White House press room could be moved to a larger space outside of the White House to allow for “more press, more coverage from all over the country.” This announcement from Priebus came just days after Esquire released […]

You KNOW Trump Is Full Of Bullsh*t When Fox Defends A Competitor (VIDEO)

You KNOW Trump Is Full Of Bullsh*t When Fox Defends A Competitor (VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump’s attack against CNN is drawing an unexpected defender to the channel’s aid: Fox News. During the president-elect’s circus of a press conference on Wednesday, he refused to even take a question from their reporter and referred to them as “fake news.” Now, freedom of the press is finally binding the different news […]

Trump Attacks CNN Reporter At Press Conference: ‘You’re Fake News!’ (VIDEO)

Trump Attacks CNN Reporter At Press Conference: ‘You’re Fake News!’ (VIDEO)

Donald Trump, the President-elect of the United States, finally appeared before the press today. After six months in which he only held appearances before friendly crowds, Trump finally put on his big-boy pants and faced the media. And it went just about as well as most of us expected. The man who is about to take […]

David Axelrod Fumes Over Trump’s Twitter Rants, Calls Him ‘Epically Thin Skinned’ (TWEET/VIDEO)

David Axelrod Fumes Over Trump’s Twitter Rants, Calls Him ‘Epically Thin Skinned’ (TWEET/VIDEO)

A former senior advisor to President Barack Obama is fed up with President-elect Donald Trump’s whining about the media. David Axelrod appeared on the CNN program The Situation Room on Monday, and pulled no punches when it came to his assessment of how Trump has handled the press since the beginning of his campaign. Axelrod said: […]

ALERT: Trump Using 7 Actions Of Tyrants To Limit Free Press (VIDEO)

ALERT: Trump Using 7 Actions Of Tyrants To Limit Free Press (VIDEO)

When the founders wrote the Constitution of the United States, they were very careful to protect certain freedoms. Many people believe that freedom of speech is most vital to the functioning of a democratic society. As part of that free speech protection, the First Amendment to the Constitution protects freedom of the press. Powerful, free journalism […]

Freedom Of Speech Under Attack At Dakota Access Pipeline Protests (VIDEO)

Freedom Of Speech Under Attack At Dakota Access Pipeline Protests (VIDEO)

Rubber bullets are still bullets. They can break bones, injure organs, and even kill people. Pat Boyle knows what a rubber bullet feels like. Boyle works for Unicorn Riot, one of the first media outlets to cover the protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Standing Rock reservation. On November 21, protesters tried to move burned-out vehicles […]

Sorry Trump, You Can’t Change The Constitution With Executive Orders (VIDEO)

Sorry Trump, You Can’t Change The Constitution With Executive Orders (VIDEO)

In the past year, Donald Trump has flipped and flopped on just about every single one of his political stances. Trump said he would not raise the minimum wage, then he said he would raise it. He said it’s time for the United States to stop getting tied up in overseas conflicts, then he called for sending tens […]

WATCH: Threats From Trump Supporters Increase As Trump Declares War On Media

WATCH: Threats From Trump Supporters Increase As Trump Declares War On Media

On Saturday, August 13, Donald Trump told his supporters that he’s “running against the crooked media.” Now, journalists covering Trump events are reporting increased threats against them. Trump’s Threats Against The Press Thin-skinned Trump simply can’t stand negative press. He revoked the press credentials of the prestigious Washington Post back in June. Though they were perhaps […]

Donald Trump To The Washington Post: You’re Fired! (WITH VIDEO)

Donald Trump To The Washington Post: You’re Fired! (WITH VIDEO)

As if we needed more proof that Donald Trump has no interest in anything less than fawning coverage, he announced on Monday night that The Washington Post will no longer be allowed to cover his campaign’s events. The Donald issued this fatwa on Facebook. Apparently Trump was displeased by the Post’s article on his suggestions […]