Tuesday, August 03, 2004


White House Media Control

The White House apparently exerts significant control over the "liberal" media:
(From American Journalism Review)

"...Around that time, the White House turned up the pressure, Strobel says, and "tried to freeze us out of briefings."

Landay adds: "I think this administration may have a fairly punitive policy when it comes to journalists who get in their face. And if you talk to some White House reporters, there is a fear of losing access." He says that fear may have played into the relatively uncritical approach of news organizations like the (New York) Times...

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