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Entries by Michael Calderone from 05/2012

American Prospect Raises $7,500 On Day 1, But 'Long Way To Go' To Avoid Closing

Posted 05.01.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- The American Prospect has raised $7,500 from 130 individual donors since The Huffington Post reported Monday that the cash-strapped libera...

Richard Grenell, Controversial Mitt Romney Spokesman, Resigns

Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

Richard Grenell, presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's controversial choice for national security spokesman, is leaving the campaign less...

News Orgs Balk At Romney Campaign Deciding Press Pool Membership

Posted 05.02.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- News organizations pushed back Wednesday after Mitt Romney's campaign decided the website BuzzFeed should be excluded from a rotating pres...

Mitt Romney Meets With Conservative Media Off The Record

Posted 05.02.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- In an effort to reach out to conservative media, presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney and wife Ann met for two hours Wednesday with ...

National Magazine Awards 2012: 'Time' Grabs Top Prize; 'New York' Wins Three

Posted 05.04.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- NBC News anchor Brian Williams joked with attendees at Thursday night's National Magazine Awards dinner that given all the categories bein...

Romney Campaign Hires Patrick Hynes For Conservative Media Outreach

Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

Patrick Hynes, a Republican new media consultant who helped organize presumptive Republican candidate Mitt Romney's off the record meeting last Wednes...

Obama Endorses Gay Marriage: Robin Roberts Scores Landmark Interview For ABC News (VIDEO)

Posted 05.09.2012 | Media

UPDATE: President Obama officially endorsed gay marriage, speaking to Robin Roberts on Wednesday. He said that "at a certain point I’ve just conclud...

Washington Post Held Mitt Romney Bullying Story In Print Due To Obama Gay Marriage News

Posted 05.10.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Washington Post's Jason Horowitz shook up the political world Thursday morning with a deeply reported story about Mitt Romney's prep s...

Romney Campaign Admits 'Error' After Reporters Blocked At Event

Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

Several reporters covering Mitt Romney described being blocked from a rope line on Wednesday and prevented from asking the candidate questions at a St...

'Reporter's Privilege' Under Fire From Obama Administration Amid Broader War On Leaks

Posted 05.18.2012 | Media

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Obama administration Friday morning continued its headlong attack on the right of reporters to protect their confidential sources...

New Republic Shake-Up: Franklin Foer Returns As Editor; Richard Just Out

Posted 05.20.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Franklin Foer is returning as editor of the New Republic, the first major shake-up at the political magazine since Facebook co-founder Chr...

Doug Frantz Becomes Washington Post National Security Editor

Posted 05.21.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Doug Frantz, a veteran investigative journalist who has done stints at The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, ...

Mitt Romney Flocks To Fox News As General Election Season Ramps Up

Posted 05.24.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Mitt Romney addressed donors at a private campaign fundraiser on April 15, the presumptive Republican nominee described Fox News view...

New York Times, Washington Post Defend Against Politico's Media Bias Claims (UPDATE)

Posted 05.31.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Politico's executive editor, Jim VandeHei, and chief White House correspondent, Mike Allen, suggested Thursday that The New York Times and...