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Reporters talk tough, but will they really defy new White House press conference rules?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 4:00pm 11/25/2018 at 4:00pm
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After the White House agreed to give CNN’s Jim Acosta his press “hard pass” back, the White House also rolled out new rules governing the conduct of press conferences.

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White House restores Jim Acosta’s press pass, issues new rules

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 19, 2018 at 10:52am 11/19/2018 at 10:52am
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Jim Acosta and CNN were granted a Temporary Restraining Order on Friday, November 16, 2018, restoring Acosta’s White House “hard pass,” to allow him privileged access to the White House grounds for press briefings and other events, pending further court action.

The White House promptly announced that it would promulgate rules governing...

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Acosta got his press pass back, but his media colleagues will pay the price

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 7:35pm 11/18/2018 at 7:35pm
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On Friday, November 16, 2018, the federal District Court in D.C. granted a temporary restraining order compelling the White House to reinstate CNN’s Jim Acosta’s “hard pass,” that gives him privileged access to the White House for press briefings and events.

As described in our coverage of the decision, there is no...

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OANN Brief: Acosta’s “repeated, unprofessional conduct … has hindered our free press from functioning effectively during White House briefings”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 9:43am 11/16/2018 at 9:43am
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The Judge will rule today on the motion for a temporary restraining order filed by Jim Acosta and CNN.

While most of the media supports Acosta, One American News Network filed late on November 15, 2018, for permission to file an amicus brief (pdf.) (full embed at bottom of post) opposing...

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Jim Acosta and his media enablers are on the verge of creating law that will damage journalism

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 4:00pm 11/15/2018 at 4:00pm

“Bad facts make bad law” is a common saying. What that means is that bad facts in a specific case can create legal precedent that is damaging to others, not just the bad actor in the case.

Nowhere is that more clear than in the pending motion by Jim Acosta and CNN,...

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Court adjourns without yet granting Jim Acosta and CNN the emergency injunction they requested

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 5:44pm 11/14/2018 at 5:44pm
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UPDATE: The Judge has postponed the decision from 3 p.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday.

A federal District Court Judge in D.C., Timothy Kelly, heard two hours of argument today on the motion for a temporary restraining order requested by CNN and Jim Acosta regarding his White House “hard pass”.

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Gov’t: Trump has discretion to limit Acosta access, particularly after “disrupting press proceedings”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:30pm 11/14/2018 at 12:30pm
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On November 13, 2008, CNN and Jim Acosta filed in federal court in D.C. for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction seeking a court order overruling the White House decision to revoke Acosta’s “hard pass” — the press pass that provides Acosta with “regular and unescorted access to the White...

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CNN sues Trump over suspension of Jim Acosta’s press pass after he got physical with White House intern

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 10:02am 11/13/2018 at 10:02am
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White House pulls Jim Acosta’s press pass for physically blocking female intern from taking back microphone

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 9:08pm 11/7/2018 at 9:08pm
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We covered earlier today how CNN’s Jim Acosta refused to hand over a White House microphone when asked to do so, instead insisting on continuing to shout questions...

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Trump 60 Minutes Interview: Stands By Comments About Christine Blasey Ford

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 15, 2018 at 11:00am 10/15/2018 at 11:00am

The 26 minute President Donald Trump gave to 60 Minutes spanned across numerous subjects, including Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Russian President Vladimir Putin, the economy, and his relationship with people in his administration.

As you may remember, Trump received a lot of flack for a speech he...

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Trump calls Senate Democrats’ behavior in Kavanaugh hearings ‘a disgrace’ during press conference

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 1, 2018 at 2:00pm 10/1/2018 at 2:00pm

Trump held a press conference Monday morning to discuss the newly minted NAFTA deal.

Once the conversation was opened to the press, questions were directed toward Kavanaugh and the new FBI investigation.

Trump was typical Trump.

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LA Times, Wall Street Journal, SF Chronicle Don’t Participate in Organized Effort to Denounce Trump’s Press Attacks

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 3:00pm 8/16/2018 at 3:00pm

Newspapers across the country have joined forces to publish editorials that protest President Donald Trump’s attacks against the press and declaring the media the enemy of the people.

That group is missing three large publications: The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The San Francisco Chronicle.

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How “not” to respond to a “gotcha” question, Trump-Putin Summit Edition

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 5:00pm 7/18/2018 at 5:00pm
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When I was studying interpersonal communication and how to track an argument or any other verbal exchange, one thing that was very much emphasized was the difference between content and process.

Content is just what it sounds like: the subject matter about which two people (let’s say, a married couple) are talking....

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Reporter succumbs to the poisonous fruit of the #FakeNews tree

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 2:00pm 6/30/2018 at 2:00pm
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Recently, members of the American press were quickly trying to tie the horrendous shooting by Jarrod Ramos at Capital Gazette in Annapolis, MD, to President Trump’s declaration that the press is the “enemy of the people”.

President Trump has been on record that #FakeNews is the enemy of the people, which is...

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Not “impossible” – Anti-Trump media spends Memorial Day weekend beclowning itself again

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 10:00am 5/27/2018 at 10:00am
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It’s Memorial Day weekend. A time for remembrance. But for the anti-Trump media, it’s just another opportunity to beclown itself by pushing a false gotcha narrative.

It all started, as often is the case, with a Trump tweet:

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For Second Year in a Row, Trump Will Skip White House Correspondents’ Dinner

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 6, 2018 at 9:00pm 4/6/2018 at 9:00pm
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Friday, the White House Correspondents’ Association announced that for the second year in a row, Trump will skip the annual White House Correspondent’s Dinner.
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CNN’s Jim Acosta Badgers Trump About DACA During White House Easter Egg Roll

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 2, 2018 at 1:00pm 4/2/2018 at 1:00pm

The 140th annual White House Easter Egg Roll took place Monday morning. The egg roll is a tradition dating back to 1878.

During the Easter Egg Roll, The White House lawn is filled with children participating in various activities from coloring to bunny hopping.
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