This is happening to journalists in the U.S.:
“After more than a year of attending Trump rallies where reporters were jeered and yelled at by thousands in the crowd, where there was need of police or the Secret Service to escort them to their cars after rallies, they feared the threats they also regularly receive over social media and email — pictures of themselves on the bodies of holocaust victims, pictures of themselves with bullet holes in their heads — would come to fruition….”
“All of us will soon get what we deserve, they tell me. They have guns. They have a plan….”
The Committee to Protect Journalists has issued a statement declaring Trump a threat to press freedom:
I have been telling my students to tell their editors about the location and timing of any Trump event coverage, to check in on arrival, and to check in again after getting back in their cars. And to have a plan about what to do if they cannot reach each other.
I fear for the safety of students, journalists and our nation.
New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow refuses to be bullied by Trump and vows resistance:
After TV broadcasters agreed to a private meeting with Trump, The New York Times held an on-the-record meeting and asked tough questions. Print journalism once again proved its superiority as a legitimate news platform after TV media failed to hold the powerful accountable:
The First Amendment does not fully protect freedom of the press:
Trump supporters attacked OC Weekly journalists, including a young intern:
Update: Inspired by Trump, Republicans continue to assault and threaten journalists: