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newspapers in the U.S. tell TrumpThe move was done with a coordinated series of editorials speaking up for a free and vigorous press – and, not surprisingly, Trump didn't take it silently.The Boston Globe set the campaign in motion by urging the unified voice, and had estimated that some 350 newspapers would participate.The Portland (Maine) Press-Herald said a free and independent press is the best defense against tyranny, while the Honolulu Star-Advertiser emphasized democracy's need for a free press.Trump took to Twitter Thursday morning to denounce the effort, saying the Globe was in collusion with other newspapers.Some newspapers, including The Wall Street Journal and the San Francisco Chronicle, wrote editorials explaining why they weren't joining the Globe's effort.Nolan Finley, columnist and editorial page editor of The Detroit News, spoke up for the press but added a scolding.Newspaper editorial boards overwhelmingly opposed Trump's election in 2016 .
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