Protesters rally outside NYT in support of media
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A group of protesters rallied outside of The New York Times headquarters early Sunday in support of the media, following President TrumpDonald John TrumpEsper sidesteps question on whether he aligns more with Mattis or Trump Warren embraces Thiel label: 'Good' As tensions escalate, US must intensify pressure on Iran and the IAEA MORE's attacks on the media.

The "March for a Free Press" reportedly came in response to the White House's decision Friday to bar several new organizations from attending an off-camera press "gaggle" with press secretary Sean Spicer. Spicer hand selected the organizations allowed in the impromptu briefing.

Activists marched outside the Times headquarters carrying signs and chanting "When New York Times is under attack, what do we do? Stand up, fight back." They also named a number of other news organizations Trump has criticized in tweets, such as CNN, NBC and the Washington Post.


Some of the protestors put duct tape over their mouths and held signs asking that the First Amendment and free press be guarded.