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media pool

A limited number of news media who represent a larger number of news media organizations for purposes of news gathering and sharing of material during a specified activity. Pooling is typically used when news media support resources cannot accommodate a large number of journalists. The Department of Defense National Media Pool is available for coverage of the earliest stages of a contingency. Additionally, the combatant commanders may also find it necessary to form limited local pools to report on specific missions. See also news media representative; public affairs.
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Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz said in a statement Sunday, relayed through the White House press pool that, "While in Philadelphia, we have transferred to a backup airplane due to a minor mechanical problem with one of the aircraft's flaps.
President Barack Obama was briefed on the launch failure of the rocket, the White House press pool reported.
Earlier, two coaches, escorted by police, transported the jury, counsel, court staff, the coroner and a small press pool to the stadium.
It was leaked by Obama's adviser, to the media Press pool accompanying him.
North Korea must not hurt the separated families so deeply again", a press pool report quoted Park as saying before the start of a security meeting with government and military officials.
Throughout the week of November 18, The Press Pool with Julie Mason will feature interviews with Kitty Kelley, author of Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick's Iconic Images of the Kennedys; Bill Minutaglio; author of Dallas 1963 and Thurston Clarke, author of JFK's Last 100 Days.
The 36-year-old, who is one of four actresses who has been linked to the role, told a press pool at London's Sound of Change concert that she only found out about the project online, DigitalSpy reported.
PHOTOG: (1) ASSOCIATED PRESS POOL PHOTO; (2) T&G Staff/DAN GOULD
when it was discovered that Tuxbury was the only person in the press pool able to translate Russian, a subject he studied when he was a student at St.
At the 2012 Texas Tribune Festival, I talked 2012 presidential politics with Hendrik Hertzberg of The New Yorker, Gwen Ifill of Washington Week and Julie Mason of Sirius/XM's The Press Pool.
Members of the White House press pool were prevented from leaving for about 45 minutes before they were escorted off the grounds.