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White House Press Corps.

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.

Obama Should Hold Press Conference Soon

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama has spent less than an hour in front of the media since his last formal primetime press conference back in July. He needs to hold another -- both for the public's sake and for his own.

Jason Linkins

White House Versus Fox News: A War In Need Of An Exit Strategy | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Yesterday, we took up the issue of the White House's merry little media war with the folks over at Fox News. The administration's decision to openly ...

Robert Gibbs vs. April Ryan: The Groan Heard 'Round the Briefing Room

Bryan Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bryan Monroe

Ryan was trying to get at whether the high-profile White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers was working the event for the state dinner or there as an invited guest, or both.

Jason Linkins

White House Feud With Fox Has Nothing To Do With "News" | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When people say that the White House has "declared war" on Fox News, what do they really mean? Is the White House objecting to the criticisms put for...

Jason Linkins

HuffPost, TPM In White House Pool: Newspaper Reporters Gripe | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

According to Politico, a "debate" has been "sparked" over the new White House pool rotation. This debate is raging, I'm sure, among the handful of people who are deeply invested in White House pool reporting.

Jason Linkins

Watch, As This Snarky Pool Report Outrages Precisely No One | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I think we can all agree that the business of pool report writing was just too super-serious to take chances!

A Decade Of Questioning Harm And The Autism-Vaccine Connection

Shelley Hendrix Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Shelley Hendrix Reynolds

For over a decade, I've relentlessly searched for answers to the connections I believe exist between my son's autism and vaccines he received.

Around the World With President Obama

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

The trip abroad with President Obama was a bit of a whirlwind. Here are photos from the trip, along with original video that offes a glimpse into what it's like traveling with Obama abroad.

Jason Linkins

Press Corps Warns White House Of Increased Adversarial Tone If They Aren't Nicer To Press Corps | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hey, folks, have you checked your local listings? Big press conference tonight! You know what that means, right? Big bitching from the White House ...

Jason Linkins

Fox News Reporter Tries, Fails To Get Revenge On Gibbs (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's Friday afternoon, so here's the marvelous story of White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, getting tanked. That is, soaked in DUNK tank. As yo...

Jason Linkins

Liveblogging Your Tuesday Afternoon Presidential Press Conference | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Good morning and welcome to your Tuesday afternoon liveblog of today's White House press conference, which will feature President Barack Obama fieldin...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: May 18, 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Folks, if you hear just one interview with Department of Transportation Secretay Ray LaHood conducted as the secretary made his way by car to Peoria, ...

Sam Stein

Gibbs Let Off Hook By White House Press Corps Cell Phones (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Wednesday was a major news day at the White House. The president had reversed course on his initial decision to allow the release of photos showing ha...

Jason Linkins

Obama, Sykes, Limbaugh Slated To Be Today's Media Obsession | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's a fact of life that sometimes, events unfold in such a way that you can smell a White House Press Corps obsession coming from a mile away.

Background Briefings Irk White House Press Corps

Politico | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As Washington prepares for President Barack Obama's first White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, members of the White House press corps are g...

Jason Linkins

Press Corps Standing For Obama And Not Bush Video Debunked | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A YouTube clip purporting to demonstrate -- through press room etiquette -- that the White House Press Corps has a greater level of fundamental respec...

100 News Cycles Later

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John McQuaid

Obama's ambitions depend on his ability to nudge the news cycle away from the cable network- and Drudge-driven obsession with transient panics and cultural outrages. He's been partially successful so far.

Jason Linkins

White House Press Corps Ask Same Swine Flu Question Seven Times (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When White House reporters get the scent of a non-story in their nostrils, they pursue it with a maniacal zeal. And they won't just sit there and take "No" for an answer.

The White House Press Corps is the Problem

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

If WH reporters are wasting their time writing too much about nonsense like pocket squares and puppies and wardrobes and on and on, than they are, by definition, bad at their job.

Why We Should Get Rid Of The White House Press Corps: Ana Marie Cox

Washington Post | Ana Marie Cox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Intense interest in the Obama administration has swelled the ranks of the White House press corps. Outlets such as Politico have thrown a basketball t...

White House Press Corps Stranded In Istanbul

Planet Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The White House press corps is stranded in Istanbul. Originally scheduled to depart for home soon after President Obama and Air Force One took off Tu...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: March 25, 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today is March 25, which, as you know, is the day on which the One Ring was destroyed in the fires of Mount Doom, resulting in the defeat of Sauron an...

Laughing with Obama, Laughing at McCain

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stu Kreisman

With the national media's insistence of dwelling on the trivial (Who's twittering who, Obama's NCAA brackets, Dick Cheney's opinions about anything) a...