Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Gannonwatch
Bill Press on Media Matters & Gannon (video) ...
Gannon won't give clear answer to whether he saw CIA documents ...
Louise Slaughter files FOIA with Department of Homeland Security to find out what did Jeff Gannon know and when did he know it ... and most importantly, how did he get access to the White House Press Corps ...
Congresswoman Slaughter's conversation with Anderson Cooper on CNN (video) ...


Media Matters for America
Olbermann: Hume, FOX News committed "premeditated, historical fraud" in distorting FDR's stance on Social Security.
CNN.com
U.S. recalls envoy from Syria.
Media Matters for America
Follow-up: Columnist Brown challenged O'Reilly to make good on lost dinner bet ... O'Reilly spins.
Media Matters for America
Follow-up: Columnist Brown challenged O'Reilly to make good on lost dinner bet ... O'Reilly spins.
BBC NEWS
Iraq poll winners 'nominate PM.' The Shia Muslim coalition that won Iraq's election has chosen Ibrahim Jaafari as its prime ministerial candidate, sources have said.
NPR
Republican Lobbyists on the Rise in Washington. Think it might be becuase they know with their buddies in power, they can get rich off pork and patronage? Gee, I wonder.
CNN.com
Judge: Reporters must testify about CIA leak. But still ... Bob Novak ... the guy who actually wrote about it ... seems to be in the clear. Why is that?
Yahoo! News
Local politics garners less TV coverage. Pretty interesting story says that if you want to be informed on local political issues, you can't count on the television. I think WLVL has been trying to tell you that for years now. Thanks to the Poynter Institute for making it official.

CNN.com
Daughter of conservative Republican Alan Keyes calls herself 'liberal queer.'
The New York Times
The Fighting Moderates - By: Paul Krugman.
csmonitor.com
Social Security semantics. Choices like 'personal account' or 'risk' can be crucial as both sides try to lock in support.