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Jason Linkins

Richard Wolffe Draws The Ire Of White House Correspondents' Association | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

there is one White House hagiographer whom the White House Press Corps just hate like the dickens: MSNBC political analyst Richard Wolffe.

Robert Gibbs: White House Press Corps Is Playing To The Cameras -- 'I Think We All Are'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on Sunday chastised reporters covering the Obama administration for playing to the cameras, but broadened the...

10 Reasons I'm Throwing My Hat in the Ring for Helen Thomas' Seat

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joanne Bamberger

I'd like to think that our press corps has more important things to think about than where they get to sit at the daily White House press briefing.

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 ...

The Solution to Obama's BP Press Problem

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Melber

Instead of complaining on TV about TV, Obama should try changing the channel. He could hold more press conferences, and invite not only White House reporters, but also environmental experts for a deeper exchange on the crisis.

Jason Linkins

Major Garrett's Tweets Take A Turn For The Inscrutable | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last week, I made note of how heroically Fox News's Major Garrett was holding it down in Prague, quaffing some beers and mojitos, watching the Padres ...

White House Reporters' 6 Biggest Complaints About Robert Gibbs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Washington Post's Jason Horowitz writes a long feature on White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs in Tuesday's paper. In the article, which hint...

Jason Linkins

Obama Ditches White House Press Corps | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

President Barack Obama dealt the White House Press Corps another terrible slight this past weekend when he just up and left the White House without taking the press pool with him.

Jason Linkins

Jon Stewart Mocks Battle Over Thomas' Press Room Seat | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The recent, controversial comments made by the venerable White House Press Room presence Helen Thomas forged a moment that demanded the seriousness of...

Jason Linkins

Helen Thomas, In Vice Magazine Interview, Complains Press Corps 'Rolled Over And Played Dead' On Iraq War Reporting | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

By happenstance, the folks over at Vice Magazine had an interview with Helen Thomas in the can since March that they had been holding for a forthcomin...

More Outrage Over Helen Thomas Comment Than Murder of US Citizen

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ahmed Rehab

It irks me that for an expedient cadre out there, a "few seconds" of emotional speech are seemingly enough to cancel out a 67 year long career of honorable service.

On The Vilification of Helen Thomas›

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Scheer

One must support the right of Jews to live securely in the nation of Israel, the place they claim as their historical homeland. But not without consideration of the rights of their fellow Semites.

Jason Linkins

Major Garrett Is America's Most Heroic Twitterer | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I hope everyone is following Major Garrett on Twitter today, because he's in Prague, just getting himself straight up tipsy, tweeting like an American...

Helen Thomas

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Zogby

In the incident under discussion, Helen Thomas clearly misspoke. But Helen should be honored and revered for her decades of professionalism, not remembered for one mistake.

Friday Talking Points [126] -- We'd Like Our Gulf Back

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The mainstream media, led by the intrepid White House press corps, closely followed by the inside-the-Beltway punditocracy, has declared what must hap...

Is The White House Press Corps Obsolete?

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

With a Twitter-savvy president and their own ailing media companies, Lloyd Grove finds the boys in the briefing room more depressed than ever....

Jason Linkins

White House Press Corps' Latest Obsession: Obama's Emotional State | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The media must capture the full panoply of presidential emo and put it on their teevees, for the ratings! And the best part of it is that no amount of emotion, of raging, of garment rending, will ever be enough.

Michael Falcone

Obama MOCKS Press Corps, Pundits: What If Reporters Were Farmers? | Michael Falcone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama used an April Fools' Day appearance in Maine on Thursday to poke fun at reporters and pundits for being too impatient in their ...

Jason Linkins

White House Press Corps Upset Over Lack Of Transparency At Executive Order Signing | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The White House press corps is upset that Obama kept reporters from covering his signing of the Bart Stupak Mollification Executive Order Of 2010, instead opting to unceremoniously sign the order behind closed doors.

Jason Linkins

Gibbs Stays Mum On Sestak Job Offer Claim | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Back In February of this year, Congressman Joe Sestak went on the "Larry Kane: Voice Of Reason" show and said that he had been offered a federal job t...

Jason Linkins

The White House Press Corps Is Really Upset That Univision Got Called On Today | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So, earlier today, President Barack Obama made a Rose Garden appearance with Mexican President Felipe Calderon, during which time he took a question f...

Jason Linkins

White House Press Corps Reporter Unprepared To Ask Questions About Halliburton Contract (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Halliburton! Remember those guys? With their tendency to win no-bid contracts, they were a really hot topic during the Iraq War and its aftermath. An...

Will Obama Hold Another Press Conference?

David Bromwich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Bromwich

We hear plenty of this president by other means. But we ought to reckon what we have lost if the White House goes on treating the presidential press conference as an outmoded convention.

Jason Linkins

Rahm Emanuel And David Axelrod Have Become The Sum Of All Media Crapulence | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

These two men will never stop feeding the Beast: not now, not ever! Welcome to Washington, DC. Everyone's right and nobody's sorry, that's the start and the end of the story.

Jason Linkins

White House Press Corps Is Once Again In Need Of Your Pity | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's hard for me to muster up even a whit of sympathy for the forever-beleaguered White House Press Corps. Yet they persist, in a self-made glass case of emotion, to bitch about how difficult their jobs are.