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The New White House Press Order

The liberal media, which failed spectacularly in their effort to defeat Donald Trump as president, now faces the prospect of seeing their traditional role as arbiters of the news emanating from the White House completely upended when Trump takes office in January. As I have previously written, the media loved Trump during the primary campaign […]

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CBS’ Bill Plante Says the White House Is Bordering on “State Run Media” [Video]

During an appearance on CNN’s Reliable Sources last Sunday, CBS News senior White House correspondent Bill Plante told host Howard Kurtz that the Obama administration is bordering on “state run media.” Kurtz asked Plante whether the White House press corps was being too whiny over being denied access during Obama’s recent golf outing with Tiger Woods: […]

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Will the Media Carry Obama to Victory in November?

In a recent interview with Accuracy in Media, Richard Benedetto, a retired White House correspondent and columnist for USA Today, said that “the media have been a huge factor in President Obama maintaining the job approval rating that is not at 50%, but just a little bit below.  I think he works very hard at […]

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Carney is the White House’s Non-Answer Man

Give White House Press Secretary Jay Carney credit. In just a little over five months, the former journalist has perfected the art of stonewalling the press at every turn with a series of non-answers that would make the President proud. But for journalists Carney’s non-answers are only frustrating them even more, considering that the President […]

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Obama Overwhelmed By W.H. Press Corps.

The mainstream media loved to mock what they perceived to be President Bush’s lack of intelligence, but even Bush didn’t resort to writing down reporters’ questions during press conferences. Politico reports that for the second time during his presidency Obama took to writing down a reporters question: At Tuesday’s press conference, Obama picked Jackie Calmes […]

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Gibbs’ Greatest Misses

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs is leaving his post this week to work on Barack Obama’s re-election campaign. Here is a collection of some of Gibbs’ less than stellar moments as he dealt with the White House press corps from the Politico: Gibbs, who thought he could just waltz in and use his folksy […]

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White House Shuts the Press Out on Egypt, START

The White House press corps complained on Wednesday that they have been given very little information and access on the crisis in Egypt from the administration. In a letter from the White House Correspondents Association to Robert Gibbs they said that the administration hasn’t been very forthcoming recently on this issue: Prior to the president’s […]

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November 2016

11/30/2016 - The New White House Press Order

11/21/2016 - The Bias Buzz Podcast- How the Media Blew the Election with Cliff Kincaid

July 2014

7/7/2014 - Jay Carney’s Parting Shot: Press Takes a “Shallow Approach”

February 2013

2/26/2013 - CBS’ Bill Plante Says the White House Is Bordering on “State Run Media” [Video]

April 2012

4/25/2012 - Will the Media Carry Obama to Victory in November?

September 2011

9/3/2011 - W.H. Press Secretary Carney Admits He “Had A Lot to Learn” When He Began Job

June 2011

6/30/2011 - Carney is the White House’s Non-Answer Man

February 2011

2/16/2011 - Obama Overwhelmed By W.H. Press Corps.

2/11/2011 - Gibbs’ Greatest Misses

2/3/2011 - White House Shuts the Press Out on Egypt, START