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White House blocks access to Obama events, news groups say
McClatchy Washington Bureau ^ | November 21, 2013 | By Anita Kumar

Posted on 11/22/2013 11:23:15 AM PST by Jonah Vark

Edited on 11/22/2013 12:13:07 PM PST by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

WASHINGTON ó The nationís largest news organizations lodged a complaint Thursday against the White House for imposing unprecedented limitations on photojournalists covering President Barack Obama, which they say have harmed the publicís ability to monitor its own government.

The organizations accuse the White House of banning photojournalists from covering Obama at some events, and then later releasing its own photos and videos of the same events.


(Excerpt) Read more at mcclatchydc.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banning; journalist; news; obama; secrecy
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1 posted on 11/22/2013 11:23:16 AM PST by Jonah Vark
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Not surprised.


2 posted on 11/22/2013 11:24:06 AM PST by Biggirl (¬ďGo, do not be afraid, and serve¬Ē-Pope Francis)
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To: Biggirl

As my old pappy used to say, “that be hunkering down.”


3 posted on 11/22/2013 11:25:01 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Jonah Vark

Transparent administration ...


4 posted on 11/22/2013 11:25:45 AM PST by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: Jonah Vark

those being paid to report the lies want more money ... is all am seeing.


5 posted on 11/22/2013 11:27:15 AM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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The Journalists cannot be too unhappy. They are still kissing his butt. Not one of them has started a real investigation into his past.


6 posted on 11/22/2013 11:27:27 AM PST by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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“The letter was signed by 38 news organizations, including all the major broadcast and cable networks, wire services, online services and newspapers, including The New York Times, The Washington Post and the McClatchy Co., which owns 30 daily newspapers across the nation.”

Meh. I’d like to see a complete listing. The AP and Al Reuters and Al Jazeera will be conspicuously absent, I’m betting...


7 posted on 11/22/2013 11:28:48 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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Obama’s cheering squad is upset? Do they really expect me to believe that they would report anything that would make Obama look bad? Honestly, AP, NBC, CBS, etc...what difference does it make if it is your pic, their pic, your story, their story...it is all the same B.S.


8 posted on 11/22/2013 11:29:54 AM PST by yellowdoghunter (Welcome to Obamastan!)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Al Jazeera has higher journalistic standards than does the NY Times.


9 posted on 11/22/2013 11:30:33 AM PST by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Jonah Vark

I don’t see a problem here. Hell, they don’t report anything anyway.

It’s an always on ass kissing fest.


10 posted on 11/22/2013 11:31:25 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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Thats all they can find to complain about?


11 posted on 11/22/2013 11:31:26 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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12 posted on 11/22/2013 11:31:36 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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The nation’s largest news organizations lodged a complaint Thursday against the White House

Just STFU. You waited until after his second election to bring this crap up. Journalist are trying to rehabilitate their credentials now that they got him re-elected.

13 posted on 11/22/2013 11:33:13 AM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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Maybe they can get Issa to hold a hearing; that’ll get to the bottom of things and quick.


14 posted on 11/22/2013 11:33:41 AM PST by Pietro
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“But Barry, I thought we were friends!”


15 posted on 11/22/2013 11:35:00 AM PST by Third Person (Welcome to Gaymerica.)
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SA rallies are members only!


16 posted on 11/22/2013 11:35:26 AM PST by Ray76
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Cry Me A River . . . Newspukes.


17 posted on 11/22/2013 11:35:54 AM PST by YHAOS
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Caliph Baraq is just trying to help out his MSM supporters.

He understands the media is on a long slow fade and faces financial problems.

They can eliminate a bunch of expensive private sector photogs and camera people and technicians, and use the taxpayer funded official media offered.


18 posted on 11/22/2013 11:36:55 AM PST by nascarnation (Wish everyone see a "Gay Kwanzaa")
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Typical dictator stuff.

By 2014’s end, they will be passing secret laws.


19 posted on 11/22/2013 11:37:04 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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Sure they have. And these complicit traitors are going to stop carrying the water for the Marxist. Sure, okay.


20 posted on 11/22/2013 11:37:06 AM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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