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White House Press Corps Developing List Of Demands For More Access To The President

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- The White House Correspondents' Association is seeking more "meaningful and consistent" access to the president, among other demands to increase day-to-day access and transparency, according to a draft of proposed principles and practices the organization is hammering out.

Clinton Campaign Gears Up To Crush Another Book

huffingtonpost.com — The impending publication of a book examining donations made to the Clinton Foundation during Hillary Clinton's tenure at the State Department has put the former secretary and her allies in a familiar place. For decades now, the Clintons have been trying to kill critical books in the crib, starting from Bill's first run for the White House in 1992 to Hillary's current run.

New York Times Leads Pulitzer Pack, Washington Post Honored Despite Correction

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- The New York Times came out ahead of its colleagues on Monday, receiving three Pulitzer Prizes, the top journalism honor awarded annually by Columbia University. Meanwhile, The Washington Post was honored for its coverage of the Secret Service security lapses, despite a major correction to one of its scoops on the subject.

NBC's Richard Engel Reveals Syria Kidnappers' Ruse Misled Him And Fellow Journalists

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel revealed Wednesday night that the masked men who kidnapped him and five colleagues in Syria in December 2012 misled the captive journalists about their affiliation, leading him to misidentify them in accounts of the ordeal. During a Dec.

NBC's Richard Engel Re-Reporting His Kidnapping In Syria Following Questions Over Captors' Identity

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel is re-reporting a key detail of his December 2012 kidnapping in Syria after new information surfaced suggesting he may have been misled about the identities of his captors, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Bloomberg Searches For 'Seamless' 2016 Coverage Amid New York-D.C. Tension

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- On Oct. 10, political journalist John Heilemann wrote his first piece for Bloomberg Politics, the much-anticipated site launched earlier in the week with Game Change and Double Down co-author Mark Halperin. It would be nearly six months before Heilemann's byline appeared again.

Mitt Romney Limits National Media Exposure With Frontrunner Strategy

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- When a group of national political reporters arrived at Mitt Romney's New Hampshire summer house in July 2010 for an off-the-record barbecue, the former Massachusetts governor greeted them warmly and handed out beers from a nearby cooler.

Hillary Clinton Team Holds Off-The-Record Journalist Dinner Ahead Of 2016 Announcement

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- Hillary Clinton's campaign team held an off-the-record dinner Thursday night in Washington, D.C., for roughly two dozen journalists and staff members at John Podesta's house, according to sources familiar with the matter. The dinner signals that the Clinton team is trying to engage with top reporters in the days before the former secretary of state's expected announcement of a 2016 presidential run.

Obama Met Privately With Journalists Amid Iran Deal Media Push

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- Facing congressional pushback, President Barack Obama has tried building support for a nuclear agreement with Iran in recent days by making the administration's case through the news media. Obama discussed the preliminary Iran deal with New York Times columnist Tom Friedman in the Oval Office on Saturday afternoon, and two days later sat down with NPR's Steve Inskeep.

UVA Fraternity To Pursue Legal Action Against Rolling Stone After Retracted Rape Story

huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- The University of Virginia fraternity at the center of Rolling Stone's discredited report on an alleged 2012 gang rape on campus announced plans Monday "to pursue all available legal action against the magazine."
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Apr 27, 2015

Schweizer says he didn’t brief Democrats on Clinton book: huff.to/1HOduGX Confirming our reporting last week: huff.to/1Ecy80B

Apr 25, 2015

RT @pdacosta: CNN talking head says it's ok they're not covering #FreddieGray because people can find out about it on Twitter. #WHCD

Apr 25, 2015

Cable news roundup: CNN, MSNBC covering WHCD, Fox News airing Judy Miller interview, Al Jazeera America in taped programming. No Baltimore.

Apr 25, 2015

NYT publishes names in drone story despite CIA requesting they be withheld: nyti.ms/1JG07po pic.twitter.com/AO8Y2Px5Jj

Apr 25, 2015

McClatchy’s @stevethomma: “The title is glamorous but the work is more of being a utility infielder.” politi.co/1DmHguD

Apr 25, 2015

Perfectly timed Politico story: “Is the White House press corps becoming obsolete?” politi.co/1DmHguD

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