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A composite image of President Donald Trump in October and Chris Wallace during a Fox News broadcast about the impeachment inquiry into Trump.

Fox News host Chris Wallace escalated the network’s war with Trump, blaming him for the ‘most direct sustained assault’ on press fre...

Chris Wallace talked about the First Amendment at the Newseum in Washington, DC, where he continued his sparring with President Donald Trump.
Trump supporters have been calling the New York Times en masse.

New York Times publisher says they were alerted that Trump administration couldn’t be relied on to protect journalist on the verge of arrest in ...

The publisher of the New York Times, A. G. Sulzberger, railed against Trump's attacks on the media in an op-ed on Monday.
Golunov inside a defendants' cage at a court hearing in Moscow on Saturday. He denies all charges against him.

Russia makes humiliating U-turn after backlash to detention and injury of investigative journalist

Police in Moscow arrested and detained Ivan Golunov last Thursday on charges of drug dealing. These have since been abruptly dropped.

China just blocked The Washington Post and The Guardian from the country’s internet

The two newspapers were among the last major English news site still accessible to mainland Chinese residents.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders conducts the daily news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House May 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. Sanders faced questions about Michael Cohen, upcoming talks with North Korea, why the president called some immigrants non-people and animals and other inquiries.

Press freedom is under attack in some of the world’s most influential democracies, according to new report

Efforts to suppress the media have seen an increase over the past decade in both authoritarian countries and democracies alike, Freedom House said.
Chelsea Manning appeared on CNN's "Reliable Sources" for her first interview after being released from jail.

Chelsea Manning says in her first TV interview after being released from jail that the Trump administration ‘clearly wants to go after journalis...

Manning said people should expect to see charges against national security reporters, especially given President Trump's hostility towards the media.

President Trump has personally blocked his critics on Twitter and a federal appeals court is deciding if that violates the First Amendment

A federal appeals court in New York City is mulling over whether President Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks his critics on Twitter.

Trump’s war against the news media is rooted in some of his deepest fears

President Donald Trump's frequent, and often one-sided, battles against the news media are apparently rooted in his need for respect and admiration, according to a Washington Post report published Friday that details why Trump bristles at the way reporters approach him with questions.

CNN, Fox News and several other news outlets rebuke White House communications staff for barring a reporter from Trump press event

CNN reporter Kaitlan Collins was barred from an open press event featuring President Donald Trump on Wednesday. The network rebuked White House communications staff over that, which it says was in retaliation to questions Collins asked earlier.

The new owner of Cambodia’s last independent newspaper has purged staff for writing about its sale

At least six staff have been fired or resigned after the The Phnom Penh Post's new owner demanded an article be taken down. Cambodia is seeing a sweeping crackdown on media and Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken steps to silence political opposition and media dissent.