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Journos, Citizens Get Inaugural Warning

'Crush-level' crowds expected for historic event

(Newser) - Despite an ailing industry, journalists have requested a record number inaugural press credentials, and many will be denied, Politico reports. “We’re going to have to be very stingy this year,” said one press gallery director. As for the millions expected to turn out for Inauguration Day, stay... More »

This Boy's Off the Bus

Citing logistics, McCain camp boots Time 's Klein from campaign planes

(Newser) - John McCain’s campaign won’t let Time columnist Joe Klein on its planes, Politico reports. Though he rode with McCain during the primaries, Klein hasn’t been allowed onto McCain or Palin jets since June, when he asked McCain a tough question about Iran. Though the campaign said he... More »

Bloggers Ready to Roll at GOP Convention

(Newser) - Watch out, mainstream media: Bloggers have claimed a space of their own at this year’s Republican National Convention. All they got 4 years ago was a folding table for a dozen huddled writers; now more than 200 have credentials and an area to work in. Big-name anchors like Katie... More »

Ripping Media on One Hand, Mac Says It's 'Fun to Watch'

Even as campaign blasts press fawning over Obama, candidate demurs with Couric

(Newser) - Yesterday, as his campaign released an ad mocking the press corps’ affection for Barack Obama—and handed out press credentials rubbing it in—John McCain said the opposite to CBS’ Katie Couric. Mac “doesn’t think” the media has been unfair: “I'm certainly not complaining. And, in fact,... More »

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