Pentagon Papers Release (2011)

The more Trump attacks, the more popular culture articulates, celebrates role of the press

The more Trump attacks, the more popular culture articulates, celebrates role of the press

President Donald Trump calls us liars, haters, enemies of the people and scum.

On Wednesday, he upped the ante and threatened to take away press credentials from some outlets.

And you know what I say in response?

Thank you, sir, may we have another. The more obvious your desire to cow us into submission becomes, the more the story of how democracy depends on our freedom is sounded and heard.

I say that after screening Part 1 of the documentary series “The Fourth Estate,” scheduled to debut on Showtime on May 27. The four-part series from filmmaker Liz Garbus takes viewers inside The New York Times as it tries to cover the most...

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