JournoList 2.0 Discovered
A prominent CNN commentator, the top two political reporters for The Huffington Post, a Reuters reporter, the editor of The Nation magazine, a producer for Al Jazeera America television, a U.S. News & World Report columnist, and approximately two dozen Huffington Post contributors are among the more than 1,000 members of Gamechanger Salon. Founded by leftwing activist Billy Wimsatt, the group is a secretive digital | Read More »
“We Did Not Treat President Bush This Way”
It is a talking point the press and Democrats (but I repeat myself) hold to dearly — Republicans are far nastier to President Obama than Democrats were to President Bush.Our own Ben Howe examines the evidence.
The Press Is Apoplectic . . . Good
While listening to Hannity on the radio yesterday, it was interesting to hear Jake Tapper, the ABC News White House Correspondent, ask why the Democratic Party-run press was being excluded from the Tea Party Nation convention. He was truly shocked and hurt that his profession would have to watch from the sidelines. Tapper indicated he thought the whole arrangement was counterproductive to the movement because without | Read More »
Journalists lie down with Obama, wake up with fleas
What happens when a campaign media operation designed for message control moves into the White House, from which accurate and timely information is expected? Media FAIL The Obama administration has more problems than just with whitehouse.gov, the official White House website. The press office got off to a rocky start on day one, and day two wasn’t any better. Then there were e-mail problems, followed by a dustup over access for | Read More »