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Fox News Loses Garrett, National Journal Lands 'Major' Hire

August 26, 2010 Politisite 0

Fox News White House correspondent Major Garrett is jumping ship and moving to NJ. National Journal Group announced today that the award-winning political journalist is joining National Journal as a Congressional Correspondent, “reporting and providing analysis across all of National Journal Group’s publications.” “Major Garrett is the embodiment of the new team we’re building here at National Journal,” said Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier. “He is known across Washington as one of […]

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Fox News Getting Helen Thomas’ Old Seat is 'Poetic Justice'

June 13, 2010 Politisite 0

This might upset some of the Fox News-ophobes within DC media circles, the so-called purists that tend to look down on the highly rated cable news outlet. As Fox News is purportedly competing with Bloomberg for that front-row seat once occupied by the former dean of the White House press corps and Hearst Newspaper columnist Helen Thomas, Chris Wallace, the host of “Fox News Sunday,” suggested there would be some […]

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Axelrod Wanted 'SPAM' White House E-mail to Go “Viral”

August 14, 2009 Politisite 0

The Obama White House has engaged in an attempt to mimic the vibrant opposition to its healthcare agenda by sending out an e-mail from White House Senior Advisor David Axelrod. “Dear Friend,” the August 13 message began, “This is probably one of the longest emails I’ve ever sent, but it could be the most important.” Axelrod explained that the e-mail was designed to counter opposition “viral emails that fly unchecked […]