A social media campaign launched today encouraged everyone to support journalism in the new Trump era by subscribing to a news outlet. During his campaign and in his numerous Twitter insults, President Donald Trump has called various media outlets “dishonest” and “fake,” indicating to many that he and his administration are a threat to free speech and freedom of the press in their “war on the media.” After press secretary Sean Spicer lied about the crowd sizes at Trump’s inauguration, the president’s counselor Kellyanne Conway referred to the easily disproven falsehoods as “alternative facts.”

After Trump won the 2016 presidential election, however, news outlets did see an increase in subscriptions and donations, indicating an increased interest from readers in response to Trump’s threats against the First Amendment. In an effort to keep the movement going, the #PressOn hashtag campaign was launched Wednesday morning.

According to CNN, the pro-subscription movement was started by Jordan Brenner, the director of programming strategy at Bleacher Report, and 30 other journalists and writers. He encouraged everyone to subscribe to a news outlet and tweet their receipt because “a free press is essential to democracy.” The movement received a boost from celebrities such as Mariska Hargitay, Minka Kelly and Ben Stiller, who tweeted their own messages of support.

Many took the message to heart, showing their subscription receipts to outlets such as The New York Times, the Washington Post, Time, ProPublica and more. Take a look at some of the responses to the #PressOn campaign below:

Social Media Supports #PressOn Campaign

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