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  • The VP's remarks will not be tweeted (embargoed until the end of 30 minute conference call)

    07/24/2012 1:51:56 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies
    Politico.com ^ | 7/24/12 | Dylan Byers
    Vice President Joe Biden will take questions from reporters on a White House press call today, and as has been the case in the past, the on-the-record conversation will be embargoed until the end of the call. The curious caveat -- who would write an article during the middle of the call? -- is a product of the post-Twitter presidential campaign, barring reporters from the beloved habit of tweeting remarks in real-time. But it begs the question: If it's going to be in an article 20 minutes later, why can't it be on Twitter right now?
  • Suspended reporter tweeted: Racism ‘secret sauce in the Politico sh*tburger’

    06/25/2012 9:48:54 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6/26/12 | David Martosko
    Joe Williams, the White House correspondent whom Politico suspended last week after he made racially insensitive remarks about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, tweeted about his employer on the evening of March 30 that “what’s most irritating is the overlay of blatant racism. that’s the secret sauce in the Politico sh**burger.” The Daily Caller has obtained an archive covering several months of Williams’ Twitter activity. In a tweet nine minutes before that comment, Williams wrote that “we’re supposed to be about justice and the truth, but we’re mostly about posturing, arcane rules and CYA [Cover Your Ass]. annoying.”