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  • NYT reporter: Obama admin “most closed, control-freak administration I’ve ever covered”

    10/06/2013 5:27:41 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 57 replies
    hotair.com ^ | October 5, 2013 | ED MORRISSEY
    Remember when the media rushed to talk about transparency in the Barack Obama “Hope and Change” era? Good times, good times. Leonard Downie, who once worked as the executive editor of the Washington Post and wrote a novel about Washington corruption and the Iraq War, finds a bigger and non-fictional problem in the successor to George W. Bush. Downie gives the Post a preview of his report from the Committee to Protect Journalists which outlines the Obama war on reporters and their sources: “A memo went out from the chief of staff a year ago to White House employees and...
  • What Conspiracy? Talk Radio's Roar, From Right & Left

    02/11/2009 9:27:18 PM PST · by FormerLib · 22 replies · 1,121+ views
    The Washington (Com)Post ^ | 02/112009 | Marc Fisher
    Bill Press is a smart and thoughtful liberal who has had a long and successful career in the TV and radio punditry biz. Yet there he was in Sunday's Post bemoaning the loss of "Obama 1260," the left-leaning Washington talk radio station that morphed into an all-financial advice outlet this week. The way Press tells it, the loss of that format on WWRC, which had so few listeners it sometimes didn't register at all in the Arbitron ratings, amounts to an unfair allocation of the public airwaves, even a conspiracy to silence voices from the left. Press is so exercised...