Inter American Press Association supports media in the face of attack by Trump

More than 300 American newspapers published editorials in defence of press freedom and to reaffirm that they are not anyone’s enemy. Photo: REUTERS/Brian Snyder

By Caribbean News Now contributor

MIAMI, USA — The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) on Friday expressed its concern at the reaction of President Donald Trump after hundreds of United States newspapers published editorials in response to his attacks upon the press which he has called “the enemy of the people.”

“From the IAPA we express solidarity with the news media that participated in Thursday’s simultaneous informative initiative to denounce the persistent antagonism that President Trump maintains toward journalists and news media that criticize him, and to ratify the validity of the…

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