The Hill :

Voices within the mainstream media, however, lament that unless more efforts are made to win the public over to their side — not in terms of individual outlets, but in terms of the importance of a free press generally — they might be stuck in a permanent war with the president. 

“Organizations want to be forceful in responding to threats and attacks, but they also don’t want their voice to become background noise,” said Andrew Seaman, the ethics committee chair of the Society of Professional Journalists. 

“Personally, I think news and journalism organizations must make a substantial commitment to educating people about the press and the First Amendment. Otherwise, we’ll all be stuck in this endless tug of war.”

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