Abuse of Power: Obama/Holder DOJ Admits It Obtained Two Months of AP J

May 13th, 2013 8:45 PM
In a move which appears conveniently timed to coincide with a wave of other arguably more damaging bad news for the administration, the Associated Press has reported that the Department of Justice informed the wire service on Friday that it had secretly obtained two months of reporters' and editors' telephone records. In the words of AP's Mark Sherman, in coverage late this…

At AP, Fewer Unemployment Claims 'Suggests' That 'Employers Kept Hirin

April 5th, 2012 11:38 AM
You're going to have a hard time convincing me that Associated Press CEO Dean Singleton's lavish praise of President Barack Obama noted earlier this week by Matt Sheffield at NewsBusters hasn't trickled down to the beat reporters and affected their day-to-day coverage. Take this opening sentence from the AP's Christopher Rugaber written shortly after the Department of Labor…

AP President Dean Singleton Slobbers Over Obama in Gushing Speech

April 3rd, 2012 4:44 PM
Although it doesn't get a lot of attention in the blogosphere, the Associated Press is, quite arguably, the most important news outlet in the world with its content appearing in tens of thousands of newspapers and websites around the world. Judging from a gushing speech by AP president Dean Singleton, the wire service is making no bones about being firmly in the camp of President Obama.…