Thursday, February 12, 2009

"Sam Stein, Huffinton Post, where's Sam?"

President Barak Obama legitimized the Huffington Post at his February 9th press conference by taking a question from one of their reporters. Obama started the press conference with a question from veteran reporter, Helen Thomas, but "Almost all of the questions came from reporters under 40 with few old standbys in attendance."

The high-profile even reflects the extent of the changes - both in demographics and sources - within the news industry.


http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003939969

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58ZX0FZr2a0
(The clip is pretty dry, sorry)

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