Source: Michael Calderone: Trump White House Bars News Organizations From Press Briefing (Huffington Post)
“Nothing like this has ever happened at the White House in our long history of covering multiple administrations of different parties,” said New York Times editor Dean Baquet.
Marc Dion: I’m an Enemy of the People (Creators Syndicate)
Most recently, the president of our great nation has decided that me, and people like me, are enemies of the people. I’ve never been called that before, but I’ve read enough history to know that “enemies of the people’ is what it says on the exit sign for the concentration camp, the re-education camp, the killing fields and the interrogation room.
Froma Harrop: Trump Has Media Crying … All the Way to the Bank (Creators Syndicate)
Donald Trump’s tweet about the media’s being “the enemy of the American people” was a classic distraction — in this case, from questions swirling around his team’s troubling ties with our Russian adversaries. While the FBI, CIA and Senate Intelligence Committee investigate, a few thoughts on how news sources under Trumpian attack should respond.