13 iulie 2020

‘Trump effect’: UN rapporteur blames US president for downturn in global press freedom


US President Donald Trump’s administration has mounted a four-year “onslaught” against the media that has had a powerful negative impact on press freedom globally, the UN rapporteur for free expression has said.UN special rapporteur David Kaye described the “ Trump effect ” on Monday, in remarks to journalists in Geneva, suggesting the president’s sustained verbal assaults on “ fake news ” at home had created an unmistakable ripple effect around the world. “ Clearly the signature issue over the [...]