Skip to comments.WH Now Partnering With Amateur 'iReporters' on First Lady's China Trip
Posted on 03/20/2014 3:26:32 PM PDT by Nachum
The professional press corps has been frozen out of Michelle Obama's swing through China. But the White House has partnered with CNN to bring in amateurs. Katie Hawkins-Gaar, a CNN editor, coordinated the effort to solicit and accumulate submissions from "iReporters" interested in asking questions about the "importance of students learning from one another's cultures," Mrs. Obama's stated emphasis for this trip.
The White House's webpage dedicated to the first lady's trip describes the "assignment" as follows:
CNN iReport Assignment: iReporters in the U.S. and around the world have submitted questions for the First Lady about study abroad. Stay tuned to watch Mrs. Obama answer questions from Beijing.
The link takes visitors to CNN's website where 19 iReporters signed up to participate with 349 iReports filed:
(Excerpt) Read more at weeklystandard.com ...
The list, Ping
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This is what tyranny looks like. Beware the media-political complex.
bring in amateurs/
Already occupying it dare
Makes no difference, really.
Look, the MAINSTREAM media has had six long years to scrutinize and hold Obama accountable. Have they? Nope. They’re just as big (or bigger) buttlickers to this grafter as are these “iReporters”, amateurs whom they can manipulate and who, like their mainstream counterparts, won’t ask tough questions.
I really don’t feel sorry for any so-called “journalist” today—on EVERY level...print, radio, tv, cable, network, local, they are sycophants and amplifiers for Valerie Jarrett’s spokesman.
Marxist ideology, fascist tactics, and hatred for Christianity, the Constitution and capitalism keep the media from EVER subjecting Obama to the same scrutiny they would give ANY Republican.
If these glorified scribblers and readers knew their history, they would know that Lenin and Stalin considered their kind “useful idiots”...though I don’t know who coined that phrase, it fits. You media folk were useful for a time, but once power is achieved, they can and will start to glean many of you OUT....you are no longer necessary for them to continue to remain in power.
How embarrassing did you see their outfits, no coordinating and tacky, with all the money they spend hire someone to dress those people. mrs easternsky
This is what tyranny looks like and the MSM is OK with it.
Man that’s gonna offend the MSM that built him.
Also...iCensor and iApprove
Who cares what this hot air wind bag is doing....why do we even talk about either one of them, their both crap!!!!
You gotta give the regime credit for being innovative.
can’t be any worse than the professionals...
It’s not like the mainstream press hasn’t already been bamboozled by Obama et al, but the Obama crowd will sure have fun bamboozling these amateurs even more!
If the MSM ever needed conclusive evidence that they’ve made themselves irrelevant, this iReporter nonsense should do it.
They’ve become so predictable even the President doesn’t see a need for them anymore.
Hey, why not? It’s been amateur hour at the White Hut since 2008!
Mooch doing what Mooch does best, mooching off our dime.
Mrs. O might defect!!!
THE only reason I don’t want anything to happen to these d-bags occupying the wh is the pity that will follow.
That and countless streets named after the POS.
(with all due respect to excrement)
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