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Obama's Inverted Media Strategy Upends Homestretch Hierarchy

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

It is a new, inverted media pyramid: local TV people suddenly make national news, and national TV people are irrelevant, at least momentarily.

McCain Campaign Limits Press Access For Election Night

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Republican John McCain is not going to make his election night remarks in the traditional style _ at a podium standing in front of a ...

WaPo's Dana Milbank Asks McCain Supporters For A Hug (VIDEO)

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

From Milbank's Washington Sketch column: ... Only the polka band, which entertained the crowd before the speeches, seemed unaffected by the pervasi...

McCain Favoring Local Reporters As National Press Sour On One-Time Straight Talker

Washington Post | Howard Kurtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

KANSAS CITY While the traveling press corps was shipped off to a barbecue restaurant here, John McCain charmed his way through an interview with a loc...

Rachel Weiner

McCain: The Press Does Love Me (VIDEO) | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain has been complaining lately that he gets no love from the press. Media Matters begs to differ -- and they have a new ad to make the case. ...

Study: Networks Much Tougher On Obama Than McCain

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Haters of the mainstream media reheated a bit of conventional wisdom last week. Barack Obama, they said, was getting a free ride from those insuffera...

Rachel Weiner

McCain: Coverage Is "Fun To Watch" | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, John McCain released a series of ads complaining about the media's fawning coverage of Barack Obama. His campaign mocked the huge group of ...

Rachel Weiner

McCain On The Run: Cancels Press Availability | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Marc Ambinder reports that John McCain's one press conference of the week has been abruptly canceled: The one scheduled McCain press conference of th...

McCain Is Running Same Campaign As Hillary

New York Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Feel free to tell me I'm nuts for asking the question, but doesn't it seem that, more and more, the McCain campaign is turning into the Clinton campai...

McCain Accepts Media Environment

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At the end of another adventuresome week on the trail, full of ups and downs and awkward developments, John McCain talked about campaigning without a ...

Famously Open McCain Campaign Restricts Press Access

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Welcome to the new John McCain press strategy. Avoid them. McCain today held a 10-minute press conference, complete with podium, microphones for the...

McCain Attacks Press In Speech, Then Tells Reporters He Never Said It

Politico | Jonathan Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain told Newsweek that he did not deliver a portion from the prepared text of his speech last Tuesday chiding the media for not giving Hillary...

McCain Loses Cool With NYT Reporter

AP | Libby Quaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW ORLEANS -- Republican Sen. John McCain, showing a flash of the temper he is known for, repeatedly cut off a reporter Friday when asked whether he ...