Journalists Rally on Twitter As Donald Trump Again Targets NBC’s Katy Tur

By Mark Joyella 

At a rally in Miami, Donald Trump once again focused his comments about the media directly at one journalist, NBC News correspondent Katy Tur.

“We have massive crowds. There’s something happening,” Trump said, then pointing at the traveling press corps, added “Katy, you’re not reporting it, Katy. But there’s something happening, Katy.”

Even after Trump moved on, a supporter kept up the attacks on Tur:

In response, journalists including HLN’s Ashleigh Banfield, CNBC’s John Harwood, MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt, and NBC’s Andrea Mitchell have been standing up for Tur on Twitter, and calling out the bullying of reporters on the campaign trail, using the hashtag “ImWithTur”:

The “ImWithTur” hashtag dates back to at least June, when Trump called Tur “not a very good reporter,” and before Trump told Tur in July to “be quiet” when she attempted to ask him a question.

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