Sunday, March 8, 2015
White House ‘determined to conceal its workings’: Columbia Journalism Review
◼ A new study from the Columbia Journalism Review concludes that the Obama administration isn’t living up to its vow to be the most transparent
...“An exhaustive study of every official exchange Obama had with the press corps in 2014, supplemented by a review of daily press briefings and interviews with more than a dozen current and former correspondents and White House press secretaries, reveals a White House determined to conceal its workings from the press, and by extension, the public,” the study said.
“The media most responsible for covering the president and his inner sanctum are given little insight into how decisions are made or who influences those decisions, whether from inside or outside the White House,” the study continued....