Donald Trump's anti-press rhetoric specifically has been cited as a motivating factor for the much of the current hostility towards members of the news media.
For three weeks following the infamous Rose Garden encounter, the White House was mum. Then, newly appointed Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham intervened.
The Saturday morning tweet comes just hours after the president's son, Eric Trump, criticized another Washington Post reporter, David Fahrenthold.
James Dyer tweeted Thursday afternoon that, upon his arrival at LAX, a CBP officer "accused [him] of being part of the 'fake news media.'"
Playboy wrote on its Twitter feed Friday night that, since 1953, it "has fought to protect First Amendment rights, and the fight must continue today."
Freedom of speech is being used more to defame than to argue or inform—and we might be undermining its very future.
A Washington state ordinance barring scantily clad servers doesn't violate the First Amendment, a federal appeals court ruled.
"Our marching orders were to protect beef nomenclature," says Danielle Beck of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association.
"Just like you have a right to remain silent when you're arrested, you have a right to remain silent when the census comes," Andrew Napolitano explained.
Dillon Shane Webb's attorney has suggested the 23-year-old Lake City resident may file a lawsuit against the Columbia County Sheriff's Office over his arrest.
California Republicans introduced legislation calling for the University of California, Davis, to fire an English professor who called for the death of police officers in 2014 and 2015.
"It's a great day for the First Amendment and for journalism," said CNN lawyer Theodore Boutrous,
The White House press secretary "is using her official position to interfere with the freedom of the press," former White House ethics chief Richard Painter said.
The court rejected an appeal suggesting the updates were protected under the First Amendment.
An infringement of free speech?
"It's not only just about Trump now, but about setting a precedent for the future," Brandon Neely, one of the seven plaintiffs, said.
A transgender Louisiana high school student who claimed her yearbook photos were pulled and she was barred from graduation for appearing "too feminine" was granted permission by the school district to have the pictures published.
The president is being sued for blocking Twitter users on his personal account.
Trump has fueled a more hostile climate toward reporters, say advocates.
He says flipping the bird means being free.
"The idea that I had to wash pepper spray out of my son's hat later that night, that was not the memory we went to Washington, D.C., for," the boy's mother told Newsweek.
In November, Gutierrez told the Seattle Times about his girlfriend whom he claims was deported after being tricked into meeting an ICE agent in a parking lot.
The Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., is protesting the rejection of its Christmas ad campaign.
Crisis Pregnancy Centers are arguing a California state law requiring them to provide women with information about abortion infringes on their First Amendment rights.