Donald Trump and the Return of Seditious Libel

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Donald Trump and the Return of Seditious Libel
Trump is more hostile to the legal and constitutional rights of the press than any major presidential candidate of the last two centuries.

A Closer Look Examining the news Richard Tofel In 1733, New York printer John Peter Zenger began publishing the eighth newspaper in the American colonies, and the first willing to venture criticism of the government. The New-York Weekly Journal was the second paper in a city of 10,000 or so people, 1700 of them slaves. As…