White House blocked several major news outlets, including the BBC, CNN, New York Times, Los Angeles Times coverage of a press conference.Prevented the New York Daily News, BuzzFeed newspaper, The Hill, The Daily Mail also of the meeting away from the camera, dubbed the “herd” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer news agencies hand-selected to participate in a meeting in his office in the West Wing.
Earlier on Friday, the White House told reporters that the traditional press conference on the camera will be replaced by the press gathering, which usually includes television, and one, one radio and print one port.
It has been notified of the media that take place within the Office of Spicer instead of James Brady Press Room S briefing. A gathering of reporters “has been expanded,” we were told.Many of the news agencies explicitly barred criticism of President Donald Trump. Ban follows an escalating series of acclaimed media attacks.
And ensure that “the expansion of the” herd news agencies such as the extreme right Breitbart News president of Trump strategist Steve Bannon, plus one American Network News, The Washington Times, and all the news agencies, which can be seen as they tend to the right.Agencies included other major news-based ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox News, Reuters and Bloomberg.
It has been reported that The Associated Press (AP) and Time magazine boycotted the meeting.Said Dean Baquet, executive editor of The New York Times: “Nothing like this has never happened ever in the White House in our long history covering multiple departments of the various parties.
“We strongly protest [against] the exclusion of the New York Times and other news organizations. The arrival of free media to transparent government is evident from the critical national interest.”On the same day Trump renewed his attacks on the media, which again calls news agencies “enemy of the people” in the conservative political action conference (CPAC) in Washington, DC.
Earlier in the day, showing that the FBI reportedly refused a request from the White House to knock down media reports about contacts between those close to Trump and Russia.The head of the White House Correspondents Association “(WHCA), Jeff Mason, his organization plans to protest the ban.
“The Council WHCA protested strongly against how they are dealing with a clique today by the White House,” he said.”We encourage organizations that are allowed in the exchange of materials with others in the press corps who were not. The Council will discuss this further with the White House staff.”