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Barack Obama Media Coverage

Think Again: Mainstream Media Is Missing the Point

Eric Alterman | Posted 04.23.2013 | Media
Eric Alterman

According to a much-discussed recent report in Politico, members of the press are frustrated by their lack of face time with President Barack Obama.

Obama in Ireland Gets Pint's Worth of Coverage in U.S.

John Lee | Posted 07.25.2011 | Media
John Lee

Obama, or O'Bama, captivated Moneygall, a youthful Dublin throng and most who watched it all on television, but to this stateside observer, U.S. media coverage was pretty light.

OBAMA VS. THE PRESS: Maureen Dowd Compares Obama To Nixon, Obama Says Media Inventing Scandals

Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The war of words between the Obama administration and the press continued to heat up over the weekend, with a top columnist comparing President Obama ...

Obama Critiques The Media In New Mexico Today

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The president likes to take issue with the media here and there. "I just want to make a little commentary about the media here, if you don't mind," M...

Right On Cue, The White House Press Corps Awakens From Its Bush Slumber

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Beltway reporters have tossed aside the blanket of calm that had descended on them during the previous administration, a blanket of calm that defined their Bush coverage.

The YouTube Prez Goes Off Script

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Barack Obama is already sick and tired of the press. Having maneuvered around and sucked up to the press for two years, he thinks he ought to have earned himself a little distance.

The Media Parties Like It's 1997

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John McQuaid

The media is falling back into old habits perfected during the Clinton scandals of the 90s. The not-so-subliminal message in this coverage: You thought things would be different with Obama. But they're not.

When Will it Sink In?

Benjamin Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Benjamin Hart

A month after the election, there's still an overwhelming sense of novelty when I flip a channel and see Obama at a news conference.

Obama Says Local Press Tougher Than National Media At McCain Meeting (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President-elect Barack Obama gave a little media analysis during his meeting with John McCain Monday in Chicago, Abdon Pallasch reports in the Sun-T...

This Election Gave Me a New Family Heirloom

Brett Ashley McKenzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brett Ashley McKenzie

I received my special election issue of Newsweek yesterday (the November 17 edition), and having read it cover to cover, I have just set it down.

SNL Shows Blatant Anti-Spitzer Bias, Endorses Obama

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In its fourth straight live program since returning to air after the writers strike, "Saturday Night Live" is once again shaking up the political race...

The Corporate Media Experiment: Why Isn't Senator Obama 'One of Us'?

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

McCain couldn't possibly be an elitist and out of touch with most Americans because it doesn't fit the media narrative. He's just not.

How Should Journalists Cover a Charismatic Candidate? When the Subjective is Objective

Drew Westen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Drew Westen

Charges of bias, particularly toward a charismatic candidate like Obama, create confusion among journalists -- as a result, they often overshoot.

New John McCain Ads Show Media In Love With Obama

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Two new ads from John McCain's campaign — one of which the campaign says will make it on air — show what they call the media's "love affai...

Barack and Rush

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Warner

Barack was right to dismiss the Fairness Doctrine issue: it might have been a good idea when it was first imposed in 1949, but it became outmoded and cumberson, in addition to being unconstitutional.

"Flag City" Just Another Media Myth About Obama

Paul Hogarth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Hogarth

The fact that some voters in "Flag City" think that Obama is a Muslim doesn't mean he will lose Ohio -- and it certainly doesn't belong on the front page of the Washington Post.

Jason Linkins

Press Dissatisfied With Treatment From Obama Campaign | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Back in January, the Washington Post's Howard Kurtz examined the relationship between the Obama campaign and the political press and found them to be ...

The Pro-Obama Case Against MSNBC's Pro-Obama Coverage

TNR | Isaac Chotiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two weeks ago, on the night of Barack Obama's big win and narrow loss in the North Carolina and Indiana primaries, respectively, I turned my televisio...

SNL Shows Blatant Anti-Spitzer Bias, Endorses Obama

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In its fourth straight live program since returning to air after the writers strike, "Saturday Night Live" is once again shaking up the political race...

Study: Press Looking Harder At Obama Post-SNL

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Life imitating art or just a coincidence? A study of campaign coverage found the media took a sharper look at Barack Obama the week a...