President Trump’s tweets have dominated the headlines, especially when it comes to accusing the free press of being fake news. Recently, he turned his attention to The Boston Globe after they published an anti-Trump editorial comparing him to Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Erdogan of Turkey in their efforts to undermine the press. In response, some newspapers are fighting fire with fire. But is the free press shooting itself in the foot?
In his editorial, our own Nolan Finley of The Detroit News takes a critical look at the role of the press in maintaining objectivity in its coverage instead of taking the administration’s jabs personally.