Spiritual Chilling

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Will the people of the world allow an international crackdown on a free press? @POTUS has attacked the media at home and abroad, a move that some press freedom experts say could empower autocrats to take anti-press steps against journalists in other countries.

The president's attacks on the fake news media are not unusual he has called the mainstream media the “enemy of the American people”, but bashing the American media during an overseas press conference has incited fears that Trump might inspire autocrats and dictators around the world.

Donald Trump attacks press as Russia scandal swirls around Jeff Sessions https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jul/22/donald-trump-twitter-rus... #Press http://town-hall.doseofnews.com #Journalism #USA

Opinion | Trump’s attacks on the press don’t hurt the press. They hurt you. http://wapo.st/2tDvWkK?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.7088bb5b744f

Trump’s attacks on the press — and how the “liberal media” myth has empowered him http://www.salon.com/2017/02/11/trumps-attacks-on-the-press-and-how-the-...

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