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White House admits (on camera): We 'control' news media
WorldNetDaily ^ | October 18, 2009 | Aaron Klein

Posted on 10/18/2009 5:33:06 PM PDT by kellynla

Edited on 10/18/2009 5:43:13 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

TEL AVIV – President Obama's presidential campaign focused on "making" the news media cover certain issues while rarely communicating anything to the press unless it was "controlled," White House Communications Director Anita Dunn disclosed to the Dominican government at a videotaped conference.


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1 posted on 10/18/2009 5:33:06 PM PDT by kellynla
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2 posted on 10/18/2009 5:34:58 PM PDT by BenLurkin (Brave amateurs....they do their part.)
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To: kellynla

SURPRISE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

(sic)


3 posted on 10/18/2009 5:35:18 PM PDT by mike_9958
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To: kellynla
” a huge part of our press strategy was focused on making the media cover what Obama was actually saying as opposed to why the campaign was saying it, what the tactic was. … Making the press cover what we were saying.” “

That's actually not a bad strategy. It might have helped Bush.

4 posted on 10/18/2009 5:37:07 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: kellynla
our press strategy was focused on making the media cover what Obama was actually saying as opposed to why the campaign was saying it

Well why were they saying it?
5 posted on 10/18/2009 5:37:26 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: kellynla
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6 posted on 10/18/2009 5:40:38 PM PDT by blueyon (It is worth taking a stand even if you are standing alone!)
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To: kellynla

It’s been known for a long time that those professional
journalist use White House briefings as news.


7 posted on 10/18/2009 5:41:06 PM PDT by ChiMark
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To: kellynla

FOX???????????????????

Please run with this.


8 posted on 10/18/2009 5:42:55 PM PDT by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman, end of. -end racism end affirmative action)
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To: kellynla

My only question is what is going to be the reaction of the MSM to this revelation? Perhaps, they will grow some backbone and once again become independent. NAW.


9 posted on 10/18/2009 5:43:15 PM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: kellynla
As for "news organizations" that won't play along with the "controlled news" operations of the White House? Why, they're "not legitimate news organizations."
10 posted on 10/18/2009 5:44:07 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Without the second, the rest are just politicians' BS.)
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To: kellynla
We 'control' news media

Well they couldn't if the "media" weren't a bunch of sycophantic Obamophiliacs.

I'd say it's more like consentual sex.

11 posted on 10/18/2009 5:45:07 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (RATs, nothing more than bald haired hippies.)
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To: kellynla

I guess this is what they mean when they say Fox is not a legitimate news organization. Illegitimate, in their view, means “not controlled by us”.


12 posted on 10/18/2009 5:46:50 PM PDT by Ronin (Nemo me impune lacesset)
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To: kellynla

Marketing 101....GOP, are you watching this??


13 posted on 10/18/2009 5:49:52 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Obama's Blackberry, who's on the other end? Can we Zot him?)
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To: Ronin

Yup!


14 posted on 10/18/2009 5:51:11 PM PDT by BenLurkin (Brave amateurs....they do their part.)
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To: kellynla

Well, of course. This way President Platitude can say whatever he wants and not be questioned.


15 posted on 10/18/2009 5:53:58 PM PDT by edpc (Those Lefties just ain't right)
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To: kellynla
Someone please tell Obongo and his criminal gang that they control nothing but a bunch of communist programs that exist to foist an Orwellian worldview onto society.

We are Americans, which means that we are not willingly susceptible to the dystopian plans that the democrat party has in store for us.

In short....


16 posted on 10/18/2009 5:54:39 PM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: kellynla
As much as Dunn would want to control all media, I can't get too wotked up over this. She's talikng about campaign media strategy. As a campaign plan you want the media responding to you not the other way around. They kept Obama talking whenever something else was about to come up and the media responded to the haloed one's words.

Media control is what Axelrod, Dunn, and Gibbs are doing now in isolating Fox as a lesson to any news org that wanders off the res. The danger lies when the other orgs start losing revenue stream and viewers. Obama walks, but money still talks. The media will begin to turn enough so that Fox is no longer alone in reporting the real news.

17 posted on 10/18/2009 5:55:44 PM PDT by xkaydet65 (atement)
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To: kellynla

Heh, yes they do!...except for FOX which they are trying to destroy... If there is any justice it will be that FOX not only continues to thrive, but becomes far and away the number one news network! Of course this could not happen without this Administration continuing it’s attacks - thank goodness, guys, keep it up...


18 posted on 10/18/2009 5:56:38 PM PDT by Deagle
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To: manc

Oh yeah!


19 posted on 10/18/2009 5:57:38 PM PDT by GVnana ("Obama is incredibly naive and grossly egotistical." Sarkozy)
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To: kellynla

Wow, that’s an incredible admission. How long until they change the meaning of the quote, or otherwise spin it to try and give another interpretation to it?


20 posted on 10/18/2009 5:58:32 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: BenLurkin

“There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission. If we wish to make it louder, we will bring up the volume. If we wish to make it softer, we will tune it to a whisper. We will control the horizontal. We will control the vertical. We can roll the image, make it flutter. We can change the focus to a soft blur or sharpen it to crystal clarity. For the next hour, sit quietly and we will control all that you see and hear. We repeat: there is nothing wrong with your television set. You are about to participate in a great adventure. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the inner mind to... The Outer Limits.”

Ugh...er...The Obama Limits.


21 posted on 10/18/2009 5:58:41 PM PDT by Radio Free American? (When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.)
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To: xkaydet65
"She's talikng about campaign media strategy"

When did Obama ever stop campaigning?

22 posted on 10/18/2009 5:58:51 PM PDT by GVnana ("Obama is incredibly naive and grossly egotistical." Sarkozy)
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To: Prole

only watched the first 57 seconds but didn’t see that serpent tongue slithering out of her mouth like The Joker.


23 posted on 10/18/2009 5:59:18 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

“that serpent tongue slithering out of her mouth”

Noticed that myself.


24 posted on 10/18/2009 6:01:46 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spirito Sancto.)
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To: kellynla
President Obama's presidential campaign focused on "making" the news media cover certain issues while rarely communicating anything to the press unless it was "controlled,"

Yea, but the White House only controls the "legitimate" media ...

25 posted on 10/18/2009 6:03:51 PM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: RummyChick
Indeed.

The democrats are enemies of the American people, and they must be removed from office!

There is nothing safe or trustworthy in any of these damn people, and I am fairly certain that our DOD knows it.

26 posted on 10/18/2009 6:04:30 PM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: kellynla

27 posted on 10/18/2009 6:04:51 PM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Maine Mariner
Yeah,, there might be a little snicker before rolling over in his bed and saying "Honey, no handcuffs tonight, you naughty boy." 9/12
28 posted on 10/18/2009 6:07:33 PM PDT by freemike (“The cause of civil liberty must not be surrendered at the end of one, or even one hundred defeats.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER
Obama Fox Hunt

Oh yeah.

29 posted on 10/18/2009 6:08:30 PM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: kellynla

No surprise here. Even the lovely beautiful Andrea Mitchell complained that the American media was kept away from O during his overseas forays.


30 posted on 10/18/2009 6:16:02 PM PDT by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Mao wold be proud!

I like the comment form one of the media drones that if she thinks that campaigns could be more QUIET now??? After the win, let’s shut up the opposition. Two tools the left uses to shut up conservatives: charges of racism, charges of uncivil discourse. These are transparent Alinsky tools that have nothing to do with racism and civil discourse.


31 posted on 10/18/2009 6:21:04 PM PDT by grumpygresh
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To: kellynla

LOL! They THINK the control us too!

They are in for a rude awakening.


32 posted on 10/18/2009 6:24:44 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: kellynla

ooohh!! what will Beck do with that? won’t it be fun to find out?


33 posted on 10/18/2009 6:25:42 PM PDT by madamemayhem (defeat isn't getting knocked down, it's not getting back up)
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To: Salvation

bttt


34 posted on 10/18/2009 6:30:01 PM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: kellynla

I wasn’t fully focused on this boring hag, but might she have meant that what was going OUT to the press was controlled? Educate me, someone.


35 posted on 10/18/2009 6:33:05 PM PDT by historyrepeatz
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To: historyrepeatz

Yes, precisely. Obama didn’t do interviews. He produced soundbites that were repeated in the MSM. Consequently he was not subject to the normal level of media scrutiny. His positions, background, qualifications, etc. were not challenged. The only media outlets I know of that complained at the time was FOX, especially Bill O’Reilly.


36 posted on 10/18/2009 6:36:58 PM PDT by GVnana ("Obama is incredibly naive and grossly egotistical." Sarkozy)
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To: kellynla

She doesn’t appear to be wired on crank in this video.


37 posted on 10/18/2009 6:50:06 PM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: grumpygresh

I agree. I don’t know why I watch the Sunday morning talk shows. The media elite talking about what the political elite have planned for the rest of us.....


38 posted on 10/18/2009 6:54:28 PM PDT by Fu-fu2
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To: kellynla; Slings and Arrows; martin_fierro; MeekOneGOP; Daffynition; Allegra; restornu; ...


HAVE YOU SEEN THE FNORDS?



39 posted on 10/18/2009 7:02:48 PM PDT by Lady Jag (Double your income. Fire the government)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

MAKING!

I call that manipulation.


40 posted on 10/18/2009 7:03:51 PM PDT by Freddd (CNN is not credible.)
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To: BenLurkin

Well she did in fact say that they are fighting THEIR war.
I guess Americans that want to save the Republic are the other side.


41 posted on 10/18/2009 7:07:00 PM PDT by Marty62 (former Marty60)
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To: kellynla

Before this is over Dunn will wish she kept her mouth shut.


42 posted on 10/18/2009 7:17:43 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: blueyon

That building is scheduled to be raised to make room for the new Ministry of Truth building.


43 posted on 10/18/2009 7:38:56 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Maine Mariner

The media could have easily thrown a wrench in this game if they wanted to. All they had to do was get into some of Obama’s dark side and the campaign would have submitted to interviews or had a one way negative story going.

The press totally cooperated with this. I did not even see any real analysis of this b.s. “information” web-site.


44 posted on 10/18/2009 7:40:18 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Anti-Bubba182
Before this is over Dunn will wish she kept her mouth shut.

At the 5:30 mark in the video, Dunn says "anything you say you should expect to see on YouTube." Sweet irony there.

45 posted on 10/18/2009 7:56:19 PM PDT by LikeLight (http://www.believersguidetolegalissues.com)
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To: kellynla

DUH!

46 posted on 10/18/2009 7:59:45 PM PDT by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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To: Lady Jag

47 posted on 10/18/2009 8:05:13 PM PDT by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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To: kellynla; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; ...

The list, ping


48 posted on 10/18/2009 8:28:46 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: kellynla

The WH admits they control the media-VIDEO

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLR5jHlytRg&feature=player_embedded

As I live and breathe I can’t believe the audacity.


49 posted on 10/18/2009 8:32:09 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Nachum

thanks for the ping.


50 posted on 10/18/2009 8:33:39 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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