I suppose you could argue that Trump’s Twitter sniping constitutes some kind of authoritarian attack on the free press. On the other hand, I suppose you could get over yourself. This isn’t the stuff of an authoritarian dictatorship. It’s the stuff of squabbling between rival high school cliques.
From the other side, I hear the argument that this is some brilliant move by Trump to keep the media focused on trivialities while he gets things done. Meanwhile, the current Republican Congress has been spectacularly unproductive and has delivered very little of Trump’s promised agenda. They can’t even pass an Obamacare replacement, much less repeal it.