Martin Pengelly / The Guardian:
President Trump says he will not attend White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year; WHCA president says the dinner will still go ahead on April 29 — Donald Trump on Saturday capped a week of tumultuous relations with the press by saying he will not attend …
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Rosemary Rossi / The Wrap: Trump Called ‘A Scared Little B—h’ for Cancelling Correspondence Dinner Appearance
Phil McCausland / NBC News: Trump Will Be First POTUS to Skip White House Correspondents' Dinner in Over 30 Years
Michael Harthorne / Newser: Trump Won't Attend White House Correspondents' Dinner
Greg Evans / Deadline: President Donald Trump Will Not Attend White House Correspondents' Dinner; Event Will Go On As Scheduled (Update)
Adam Nagourney / @adamnagourney: Wouldn't be shocked if this is a feint and Trump ends up showing up at the White House dinner in the end.
Michael Collins / USA Today: President Trump says he will skip the White House Correspondents' Dinner
Rich Schapiro / New York Daily News: President Trump announces he won't attend White House Correspondents' Association Dinner
Tara Palmeri / Politico: Trump says he will not attend White House Correspondents' Association dinner
Javier E. David / CNBC: Trump says he won't attend White House Correspondent's dinner amid testy relations with media
Donald Trump / Sky News: Trump won't attend White House correspondents' dinner
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Bill Sanderson / New York Post: Trump says he's skipping White House Correspondents' Dinner
Peter Wade / Esquire: The White House Correspondents Dinner Is Basically Canceled. Trump Won't Be There.
Tom Namako / BuzzFeed: President Trump Is Skipping The White House Correspondents' Association Dinner
Abigail Miller / Daily Mail: Sense of humor failure? …
Chloe Bryan / Mashable: Hmm, maybe this is why Trump doesn't want to attend the White House Correspondents' Dinner
Jay Rosen / @jayrosen_nyu: Well, there it is. They had the chance to do the right thing and instead they let him do it. Nice goin' @whca. http://twitter.com/...
Ryan Saavedra / The Gateway Pundit: CNN: You Don't See Us or New York Times ‘Rooting for Any President’... EXCEPT WHEN THEY DID (VIDEO)
Jason Linkins / The Huffington Post: Oh No, Has Donald Trump Made The White House Correspondents Dinner Unseemly?
Jason Easley / Politicus USA: Trump Tries To Hide The Truth By Banning Media That Write About Scandal From Briefing
Jon Street / TheBlaze: White House ‘blocks’ multiple reporters from attending press gaggle; other outlets boycott
Mike Allen / Axios:
Bloomberg cancels its afterparty for the White House Correspondents' Association dinner; Bloomberg's co-host Vanity Fair had earlier pulled out — Bloomberg L.P., host of the premier afterparty for the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, will not host an event this year, Axios has learned.
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Jeff Mason / @jeffmason1: WHCA president Jeff Mason says the White House Correspondents' Dinner will go ahead despite President Trump refusing to attend
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times: Trump Plans to Skip White House Correspondents' Association Dinner
Donald J. Trump / @realdonaldtrump: I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!
Erik Wemple / Washington Post: Trump bows out of press dinner. Woohoo!
Josh Feldman / Mediaite: BREAKING: Trump Tweets That He Won't Be Attending White House Correspondents Dinner
Brian Flood / The Wrap: Donald Trump to Snub White House Correspondents' Dinner
Scott Bixby / The Daily Beast: Trump Ditches White House Correspondents' Dinner, Avoids (Second) Roasting
Maquita Peters / NPR: Trump Will Be First President In 36 Years To Skip White House Correspondents Dinner
Ryan Schwartz / TVLine: President Trump Skipping White House Correspondents' Dinner
Kyle Feldscher / Washington Examiner: Trump says he's not going to White House correspondents dinner
Michelle Mark / Business Insider: Trump announces he won't attend this year's White House Correspondents' Association dinner
Sam Levine / The Huffington Post: Donald Trump Says He Will Not Attend Annual White House Correspondents Dinner
Kristinn Taylor / The Gateway Pundit: President Trump Announces He Will Not Attend White House Correspondents Dinner
Kaitlan Collins / The Daily Caller: President Trump Says He Will Not Attend White House Correspondents' Dinner
Arlene Washington / Hollywood Reporter: Donald Trump Says He Will Not Attend the White House Correspondents' Dinner
Patrick Kulp / Mashable: Donald Trump bows out of White House Correspondents dinner
Edward Helmore / The Guardian: Trump's media war threatens journalists globally, protection group warns
Jessica Valenti / @jessicavalenti: Well maybe now some reporters will actually show up https://twitter.com/...
Trevor Timm / @trevortimm: Media orgs hesitated long enough on whether to boycott an event they should have abandoned long ago, Trump beat them to it. https://twitter.com/...
Katherine Lam / New York's PIX11: Trump announces on Twitter he will not attend White House Correspondents' dinner
Mika Brzezinski / @morningmika: All press outlets should boycott the WHCA dinner until the White House's abhorrent behavior towards members of the press stops. http://twitter.com/...
Chris Ariens / TVNewser: CNN May Sit Out the White House Correspondents Dinner
Hadas Gold / @hadas_gold: Vanity Fair (already pulled out of WHCD party) longtime party partner Bloomberg also now pulling out of party https://www.axios.com/...
Matthew Yglesias / @mattyglesias: This absurd tradition cannot die soon enough. http://twitter.com/...
Justin Baragona / Mediaite:
In CPAC speech, Donald Trump says not all media, just “fake news media”, is the enemy of American people, decries leaks, claims reporters make up sources, more — In his speech at CPAC this morning, President Donald Trump took aim at the media once again, decrying leaks …
Donald J. Trump / @realdonaldtrump: FAKE NEWS media knowingly doesn't tell the truth. A great danger to our country. The failing @nytimes has become a joke. Likewise @CNN. Sad!
Cameron Joseph / New York Daily News: White House bars Daily News and many other outlets from press briefing after Trump threatens …
Ryan Saavedra / The Gateway Pundit: President Trump Gives BEST Rallying Cry in American History (VIDEO)
Bonnie Kristian / The Week: Trump touts national debt reduction, economic optimism in morning tweets
Matt Donnelly / The Wrap: Bloomberg Cancels White House Correspondents Dinner After-Party
Alex Naidus / @hotdoorknobs: NYT not playin'pic.twitter.com/48kTpnCJxn
Elizabeth Williamson / New York Times: Who's Making Things Up, Trump or the Media?
Benjamin Mullin / Poynter:
CNN, Politico, NYT, BuzzFeed, and others blocked from gaggle with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer; AP and Time declined to attend — Several news organizations boycotted the White House press gaggle this afternoon after the White House excluded CNN and other outlets from attending.
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Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post: Trump's War On The Media Echoes 2009. But The Press May Find It Harder To Fight.
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit: CNN Bashes Trump, Doesn't Report on Historical Bull Market and Then Complains about Not Being Invited to White House
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times: White House Bars Times and 2 Other News Outlets From Briefing
Madina Toure / Observer: Manhattan Congresswoman and Lawyers Blast Trump for Banning Reporters From Briefing
CNN Communications / @cnnpr: CNN was blocked from WH @PressSec's media gaggle today. This is our response: http://twitter.com/...
Chris Enloe / TheBlaze: Ari Fleischer criticizes ‘hyperventilating’ press after mainstream media outlets excluded from gaggle
Douglas Ernst / Washington Times: CNN's Tapper lashes out at ‘un-American’ White House after press gaggle row
Jason Abbruzzese / Mashable: Trump White House blocks CNN, New York Times, BuzzFeed, Politico from press briefing
Josh Feldman / Mediaite: Politico Reporter: When I Asked About Being Blocked from Gaggle, Aide Said 'You're Threatening Me'
Sara Murray / @saramurray: Today the White House is handpicking the news outlets they're allowing into the gaggle with @PressSec. CNN was blocked from attending.
Maggie Haberman / @maggienyt: And now, the topic of the evening is the media outlets excluded, not the Priebus interactions w FBI + question of open investigation.
Callum Borchers / Washington Post: White House blocks CNN, New York Times from press briefing hours after Trump slams media
Erik Wemple / Washington Post: CNN, NYT and Politico excluded from White House briefing: Coincidence?
Bret Baier / @bretbaier: Some at CNN & NYT stood w/FOX News when the Obama admin attacked us & tried 2 exclude us-a WH gaggle should be open to all credentialed orgs https://twitter.com/...
A.J. Katz / TVNewser: Jake Tapper Rips White House, Refers to Selective News Outlet Ban as ‘Un-American’
Ben Dandridge-Lemco / The FADER: White House Blocks Reporters From New York Times, CNN, And Other Outlets From Press Briefing
Jason Easley / Politicus USA: Trump War On The Media Backfires As Press Vows To Keep Reporting The Facts
Peter Baker / @peterbakernyt: Can't remember any press secretary from Clinton, Bush or Obama canceling briefing and handpicking small group for gaggle. @PressSec
Ari Fleischer / @arifleischer: Calm down everyone. Press secs SHOULD brief/gaggle w all press. But WH staffs & POTUSes often meet w who they want. https://mobile.nytimes.com/...
Rob Beschizza / Boing Boing: New York Times, CNN and other media barred from White House press event
Reid Nakamura / The Wrap: Hollywood, Media Slam White House Media Crackdown: ‘Dictatorship, Plain & Simple’
Kevin Drum / Mother Jones: It's Happening—News Groups Are Being Barred From White House Press Briefings
Michael Harthorne / Newser: White House Keeps 9 News Outlets Out of Press Briefing
Rachel Stoltzfoos / The Daily Caller: White House Blocks NYT, CNN And Other Outlets From Press Briefing
Glenn Thrush / @glennthrush: Why Spicer wants hand-picked gaggle: 1) avoid on-camera goof 2) Trump can't watch a gaggle 3) get press to ‘whine’ 4) sow internal strife
Patrick Caldwell / @patcaldwell: Woulda been nice if CNN thought it was important to boycott press conferences when Trump banned Mother Jones, HuffPost, Des Moines Register
Madeleine Sheehan Perkins / Business Insider: ‘FREEDOM FROM THE PRESS’: New York Daily News previews ominous cover amid Trump's media uproar
Dan Savage / The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper: White House Bars NYT, CNN, BBC & Other “Fake News” Orgs From Press Briefing
Hadas Gold / @hadas_gold: WSJ says they would not have participated in gaggle had they known of the blocking of others and said they won't in futurepic.twitter.com/Osef9I0XPx
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post: Trump White House Bars News Organizations From Press Briefing
John Gruber / Daring Fireball: White House Bars News Outlets From Press Briefing
Jeva Lange / The Week: The White House just blocked The New York Times, Politico, and CNN from a press gaggle
Jordan Fabian / The Hill: White House hand-picks select media outlets for briefing
Ari Fleischer / @arifleischer: Please. Pres O met w groups of hand selected columnists. Tell me WH staff didn't have meetings w chosen reporters. Stop hyperventilating. https://twitter.com/...
Adrian Carrasquillo / @carrasquillo: .@BuzzFeedBen BuzzFeed News statement on today's closed press briefing tumult. https://www.buzzfeed.com/... pic.twitter.com/K8B1uPCL9l
Luis Gomez / sandiegouniontribune.com: What The New York Times, CNN, others said after being barred from briefing
James Warren / Poynter: Will the White House press band together after briefing ban? Don't count on it.
Hadas Gold / @hadas_gold: McClatchy says they won't participate in such gaggles again if outlets are barredpic.twitter.com/4yrnIr3aQO
Lukas I. Alpert / Wall Street Journal: Some Media Outlets Excluded From White House Briefing
Pamela Engel / Business Insider: Reporters from New York Times and CNN blocked from attending a White House press briefing
Joel B. Pollak / @joelpollak: Media Outrage over White House ‘Exclusion’ is Fake News - Breitbart http://bit.ly/2l8Q0D3 mais viva La #Résistance toujours, mes amis!
@aprildryan: You calm down. You never did this to us. Stop spinning this. This is a hot mess! https://twitter.com/...
Maggie Haberman / @maggienyt: Today's WH approach,from one of Bannon fave books: “The whole secret lies in confusing the enemy, so that he cannot fathom our real intent.”
Glenn Thrush / @glennthrush: Partial list of orgs invited 2 limited access Spicer briefing: Breitbart, FOX, WashTimes, WSJ, CBS, NBC, ABC, Bberg. AP invited but declined
Noah Bierman / @noahbierman: Reporters held out of today's White House briefing.pic.twitter.com/8uqelMjrtp
Kelsey Sutton / @kelseymsutton: .@PostBaron says he is evaluating what WaPo's response will be if this happens again:pic.twitter.com/dgzt2yZLI1
Brian Stelter / @brianstelter: Politico editors: today's @WhiteHouse press office move was misguided “and our expectation is that this action will not be repeated."pic.twitter.com/4VK4kexUL7
Steven Dennis / @steventdennis: “That's what makes a democracy a democracy and not a dictatorship” - Sean Spicer. https://twitter.com/...
Jennifer Jacobs / @jenniferjjacobs: Bloomberg was included because we're in regular “pool.” AP invited too, but declined due to others' exclusion. Bloomberg shared its audio.
Charles Ornstein / @charlesornstein: Media must stand together against totalitarian tactics to control questions and info. http://twitter.com/...
@aclu: Yet another disturbing example of the Trump admin's contempt for the vital role a free press plays in our democracy http://www.nytimes.com/...
Ari Fleischer / @arifleischer: I think it's not wise for press sec 2bar outlets from gaggle. Job is to talk to all. But media should calm down. Aides do it all the time.
Garry Kasparov / @kasparov63: Now that some journalists won't waste time being insulted and lied to at the White House, they can dig into Trump's business & Russia ties.
Jim Sciutto / @jimsciutto: This is not hyperbole. When Abu Ghraib photos emerged, US ability to call out abuse by Arab dictators diminished. World watches us closely. https://twitter.com/...
AP CorpComm / @ap_corpcomm: AP believes the public should have as much access to the president as possible.
Pierre Omidyar / @pierre: It's a surprising show of weakness, actually. They must really be rattled by the multiple, active Russia investigations. https://twitter.com/...
Max Boot / @maxboot: If your news organization isn't being barred from WH briefings, you need to ask what you're doing wrong.
Adrian Carrasquillo / @carrasquillo: White House Correspondents Association statement “protesting strongly” how this gaggle happened.pic.twitter.com/8CWNiTNS8z
A Finely Tuned / @zeddrebel: The reporting angle needs to be that Trump is SPECIFICALLY excluding news orgs that have broken news on his ties to Russia. Clear motive.
Aaron Blake / @aaronblake: Don't doubt this is calculated move to provoke media. Don't doubt much of America doesn't care. It's still a big story.
Raju Narisetti / @raju: This is actually a forced good outcome for these news organizations, and time the @whca actually proved its worth beyond dinner fund-raisers https://twitter.com/...
Monika Bauerlein / @monikabauerlein: Truly appalling. But it is a little bitter that none of these orgs batted an eyelash when MoJo and many other news orgs were banned by Trump https://twitter.com/...
Julie Posetti / @julieposetti: Extraordinary attack on press freedom by the Trump administration: @nytimes @CNN @politico barred from WH briefing https://mobile.nytimes.com/...
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said in December that press access to government is what separates democracy from dictatorship — This post has been updated. — White House press secretary Sean Spicer barred reporters from several large media outlets from participating in a scheduled press briefing Friday.
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David Z. Morris / Fortune: Press Excluded from White House Briefing Have Been Harshest Critics on Trump's Alleged Russia Ties
Will Saletan / @saletan: If you don't understand how ordinary people can abandon norms of free society to please a tyrant, watch Sean Spicer. http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Prachi Gupta / The Slot: Trump Vows to ‘Do Something’ About ‘Dishonest Media’, Bans New York Times, CNN from Press Briefing
Maggie Haberman / @maggienyt: Bloomberg News won't do exclusionary briefings https://twitter.com/...
@politico: Here's audio of what @seanspicer said at a press gaggle where certain media outlets were blocked from attending http://politi.co/2liWgZO pic.twitter.com/8zWskdydzT
T. Christian Miller / @txtianmiller: Access journalism is dead. Good riddance. Now go after the bastards. https://twitter.com/...
Mathew Ingram / Fortune: White House Bars NYT, CNN and BuzzFeed From Press Briefing
Cristina Laila / The Gateway Pundit: CNN IN SHOCK After Getting Blocked From Attending White House Presser, Claims It's A Retaliation (VIDEO)
John Whitbeck / @johnwhitbeck: Good job @seanspicer. Why would we let media who hate us have access to @POTUS? Time to take a stand. https://www.nytimes.com/...
Alex Howard / @digiphile: In December, @PressSec @SeanSpicer said government can't ban an entity from covering it. http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ... http://twitter.com/...
Marty Baron / @postbaron: In December, Spicer said barring media access is what a ‘dictatorship’ does. Today, he barred media access. https://wpo.st/Akid2
Sabrina Siddiqui / The Guardian: Multiple news outlets denied access to White House press briefing
Justin Baragona / Mediaite: New York Times and CNN Respond to Being Blocked From White House Gaggle
Brian Flood / The Wrap: CNN, NY Times Fire Back at White House's ‘Unacceptable’ Exclusion From Press Briefing
Asha Dahya / @ashadahya: Hey Spicey, you might wanna remember the Internet remembers things forever. So does the media. http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Kristin Roberts / @klr_editor: McClatchy opposes any effort by the WHouse to ban reporters from coverage. Had we known we wouldn't have participated, and won't again.
Carla Herreria / The Huffington Post: Jake Tapper Nails White House Barring Of Media With 1 Perfect Word
Chris Ariens / TVNewser: CNN, Politico, BuzzFeed Others Kept Out of Spicer Briefing
Philip Gourevitch / @pgourevitch: Respect for @TIME & @AP reporters who preferred not to attend WH briefing when colleagues were barred. Solidarity. https://www.nytimes.com/...
Jordan Mintzer / Hollywood Reporter: Cesar Awards: George Clooney Urges Audience “Not to Let Hate Win” in Anti-Trump Speech
Grant Wahl / @grantwahl: Honestly, I'd be embarrassed if I was a news organization that wasn't barred by the White House today.
@cnn: .@jaketapper: This White House does not value an independent press. There is a word for that: Un-American. http://cnn.it/2lDOWe5 pic.twitter.com/nbUZ69xani
Justin Carissimo / The Independent: White House blocks CNN, BBC, New York Times, LA Times from media briefing
James Cooper / @jpc101: Places where the BBC has been banned: North Korea, Zimbabwe, Myanmar, Uzbekistan, Rwanda, China and the White House: http://www.independent.co.uk/ ...
@usatoday: Statement by Gannett's Chief Content Officer @joannelipman on the events surrounding today's White House briefing:pic.twitter.com/8wmLG2OGrZ
Ben Kunz / @benkunz: CNN is pissed.pic.twitter.com/xCxEbKxFxE
David A. Chang / New York Times: Barred at the White House
@sarcasticrover: They start with any news they don't like. Then it's any news they can't control. Then it's any news they don't write.
Katy Tur / @katyturnbc: Excluding news outlets is excluding the American public. What the WH did today was shameful.
Alan Rusbridger / @arusbridger: How shaming to stay in a WH press briefing when your decent colleagues have been excluded
Tim Hanrahan / @timjhanrahan: Dow Jones/WSJ statement on the briefing today: https://www.wsj.com/... pic.twitter.com/iTVSYHFVIW
Gabriel Snyder / @gabrielsnyder: Wait ... the purpose of the briefing that Spicer barred NYT, CNN, et al, from was to push back against CNN and NYT reporting? Per the pool...pic.twitter.com/UwtMwrJXsz
Jon Sopel / @bbcjonsopel: #BBC statement on what happened @WhiteHouse today when we were barred from press briefing given by @seanspicerpic.twitter.com/j0uVhPShz1
David Folkenflik / @davidfolkenflik: CNN's Jeff Zucker tells NPR that WH decision to shut CNN & other media outlets out of press gaggle is “retaliation for [CNN's] reporting”
James Miller / @millermena: Dictators play this game. Invite-only pressers, invite some indi voices, fill room with lackeys, if the indis leave that's their choice
Mike Sacks / @mikesacksesq: But fellow journalists, as much as we wish it were so, the Free Press Clause doesn't give us a newsgathering privilege over non-journalists
Mark Berman / @markberman: .@pressfreedom statement on Trump admin barring news outlets from briefingpic.twitter.com/sHEg65b791
Kelsey Sutton / @kelseymsutton: .@lpolgreen, the editor in chief of The Huffington Post (which was also barred from WH press gaggle today), responds:pic.twitter.com/jE5bITarfx
Stephen Battaglio / @stevebattaglio: From @DavanMaharaj, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of the @latimes.pic.twitter.com/AKTPO5SK8X
Gavin Sheridan / @gavinsblog: Pretty clear now that the White House Correspondents' Association has to do *something*. And as for the Dinner? Cancel it.
John Robinson / @johnrobinson: Senators won't hold town halls because they're afraid. Now the WH bars some reporters. Since when did the GOP become such snowflakes?pic.twitter.com/XT7kZJob6x
Greg Miller / Washington Post:
Sources: Trump administration got senior members of intelligence community and Congress to call news outlets to challenge stories about Trump's ties to Russia — The Trump administration has enlisted senior members of the intelligence community and Congress in efforts to counter news stories …
Jay Rosen / @jayrosen_nyu: 1/ On a 6th read my best guess: FBI told Reince he could say the story was overdrawn. Instead he said: there's nothing to it. That's a lie. http://twitter.com/...
Malcolm Nance / The Guardian: The story of the week is Trump, Russia and the FBI. The rest is a distraction
Emma Stefansky / Vanity Fair: Jake Tapper Only Has One Word for Donald Trump's Exclusion of the Media
emptywheel: Democrats Should Propose Susan Collins Serve as Acting Chair for Russian Hack Investigation
Media Matters for America: Faced With Trump's Media Blacklist, Broadcast Evening News Shows Roll Over
Jay Rosen / @jayrosen_nyu: Just finished a 5th reading of http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ... The Post appears to be signaling that to whom it granted anonymity is the real story.
Phillip Carter / Slate: The Trump Administration's Not-So-Benign Neglect
Leah Mandel / The FADER: Here's Everything Trump Did In His Fifth Week In Office
David Choi / Business Insider: The Trump team may have gone even further to knock down news about its Russia ties
Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post: The Trump White House Is Against Anonymous Sources, Except When It Isn't
Axios: White House asked members of Congress and intelligence officials to dispute campaign's Russia contacts
Scott Shackford / Hit & Run: Trump Vs. Leaks May Be More Important Than Trump Vs. Press
David Folkenflik / NPR: Lashing Out Against Critical Reports, White House Bars Outlets From Briefing
Sarah Jones / Politicus USA: Trump Freaks Out As FBI Leaks Threaten To Expose His Illegitimate Presidency
Brian Flood / The Wrap: ‘Morning Joe’ Accuses Kellyanne Conway of Being a ‘Leaker Extraordinaire’ (Video)
Saagar Enjeti / The Daily Caller: Bolton: Comey Should Have Been Gone On Day One
Andrew Seaman / Code Words: Anonymous Sources: A Necessary Evil
Sources: the FBI rejected a White House request to publicly knock down media reports about communications between Trump's associates and Russians — FBI refused WH request on Trump-Russia stories — Washington (CNN)The FBI rejected a recent White House request to publicly knock …
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Spencer Ackerman / The Guardian: Trump national security adviser wants to avoid term ‘radical Islamic terrorism’, sources say
Emma Stefansky / Vanity Fair: Trump Administration Recruited Intelligence Officials, Members of Congress to Dispute President's Russia Ties
Justin Baragona / Mediaite: POLL: More Than Half of Americans Want Congress to Investigate Contact Between Trump and Russia
Brian Naylor / NPR: White House Asked FBI To Publicly Refute Reports Trump Associates Had Russia Contacts
Fred Kaplan / Slate: Trump Is the Government — Each day brings more signs …
Bob Fredericks / New York Post: Steve Bannon: Trump's war with the media will only get worse
Sarah Jones / Politicus USA: John Dean Drops A Bombshell By Accusing The White House Of A Russia Cover-Up
Media Matters for America: Statement By Media Matters President Angelo Carusone On Trump Blacklisting Media Outlets
Marlow Stern / The Daily Beast: Rep. Darrell Issa: AG Jeff Sessions Should Recuse Himself from Trump-Russia Investigation
George Prayias / Rush: CNN's BS Story on Priebus and the FBI
Keith Olbermann / @keitholbermann: Trump bashes leaks, anonymous sources, while his anonymous sources leak to media to cover up his Russian scandal http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ...
Rachel Stockman / LawNewz: Did Trump's White House Just Obstruct Justice? Some Legal Experts Think So.
Chuck Ross / The Daily Caller: White House: FBI Told Trump Chief Of Staff That Russia Reports Were ‘BS’
PEN Intern / PEN America: DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression
Carla Herreria / The Huffington Post: Fox News Anchor Stands Up For CNN And Defines ‘Fake News’
Margaret Hartmann / New York Magazine: White House Asked FBI to Refute Stories on Trump-Russia Ties: Report
Harold Maass / The Week: 10 things you need to know today: February 24, 2017
Pamela Engel / Business Insider: White House strongly pushes back on report it asked FBI to publicly shoot down Russia stories
Brian Flood / The Wrap: President Trump Rips FBI For Failing to Stop Media Leaks
Steven Perlberg / BuzzFeed:
While seeking press credentials, Breitbart CEO Larry Solov says Bannon resigned by phone, reveals site's owners: Susie Breitbart, Mercer family, and himself — Breitbart CEO Larry Solov on Friday met with the standing committee of the U.S. Senate Press Gallery — which is made up of five reporters …
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Hadas Gold / Politico: Breitbart reveals owners: CEO Larry Solov, the Mercer family and Susie Breitbart
Michael Calderone / @mlcalderone: Trump megadonor is part owner or Breitbart http://www.washingtonpost.com/ ... http://twitter.com/...
Eric Boehlert / @ericboehlert: serious Q: does Breitbart have Russian investors? https://twitter.com/...
Mazel Tov Cocktail / @adamserwer: So...we don't actually know for certain Bannon is no longer part of Breitbart? https://www.washingtonpost.com/ ... pic.twitter.com/NwgSxxpNlA
Dan Diamond / @ddiamond: Another notable story: Breitbart part-owners confirmed to be the Mercer family, key contributors to Trump campaign. http://twitter.com/...
Steven Perlberg / @perlberg: Committee wants Bannon to state publicly/put in letterhead that he has no affiliation w Breitbart. Solov says he resigned to him via phone
Greg Price / International Business Times: Who Owns Breitbart? Mercer Family, Larry Solov Revealed As Alt-Right News Site's Owners
Kurdish reporter Shifa Gardi killed in Iraq — (CNN)A reporter and anchor for an Iraqi Kurdish TV station was killed Saturday while working on the front lines as Iraqi forces battle ISIS for the city of Mosul. — Shifa Gardi, 30, a beloved journalist in a male-dominated profession …
Discussion: Rudaw, ITV, BBC, Daily Mail, Mirror.co.uk, Yahoo! News, RT, Committee to Protect …, @bayanrahman, The Sun, Al Jazeera English, @qubadjt and @sommervillebbc
Yahoo! News: Rudaw Journalist Shifa Gardi Reports From Mosul Shortly Before Being Killed in Roadside Bombing
Bayan Sami Rahman / @bayanrahman: Saddened to hear Shifa Gardi has been killed. We have lost a courageous and professional journalist who cracked the glass ceiling #Rudaw https://twitter.com/...
George Sandeman / The Sun: WAR REPORTER KILLED ‘Courageous’ …
Qubad Talabani / @qubadjt: Saddened to hear of tragic death of #Rudaw's brave war reporter #ShifaGardi. She joins a list of irreplaceable people lost in this war
Max Cea / Salon:
How an emphasis on web traffic and the recent departure of two music critics have affected The New York Times' dwindling jazz coverage — What changes in music coverage at The New York Times mean for jazz — Given the typical adversarial rendering of critics by artists — pedantic …
Documents show Germany's foreign intelligence agency, the BND, spied on the phones, faxes, and emails of foreign journalists over several years — Germany's foreign intelligence agency, the BND, apparently spied on large numbers of foreign journalists overseas over the course of several years …
Discussion: BBC, DER SPIEGEL, RT, Daily Mail, New York Times, The Independent, Washington Post, @eff and DW.COM
Kelly Mclaughlin / Daily Mail: German secret service spied on journalists at the BBC, The New York Times and Reuters for more than a DECADE
Will Worley / The Independent: German foreign intelligence service ‘spied on journalists from BBC, New York Times and Reuters’
Adam Taylor / Washington Post: German intelligence agency spied on foreign journalists, including BBC and N.Y. Times, report says
@eff: Spying on foreign journalists—sadly, not just for dictators any more. http://www.spiegel.de/...
Deutsche Welle / DW.COM: Report: Germany's spy agency monitored journalists across the globe
Lyz Lenz / Columbia Journalism Review:
Profile of Texas Monthly's Pamela Colloff, whose true crime stories, oral histories, political profiles have earned her a reputation as a virtuoso of longform — Unemployed college graduate Pamela Colloff and her friend Margaret Brown in 1994 set off from New York on a road trip in a rusty Volvo with no real destination in mind.
Discussion: @olivianuzzi and @megreenwell
Olivia Nuzzi / @olivianuzzi: This doesn't do @pamelacolloff justice. She's the best writer in the country. http://www.cjr.org/... http://twitter.com/...