No matter how soft or adoring the media coverage of a presidential candidate, newly elected presidents quickly realize that the White House press corps
is populated with fewer water carriers than they hoped.
Normally, the White House press corps
-- reporters, photographers and camera crews -- are allowed to get off the press charter immediately after landing, board buses and head to their hotels, with U.
McClellan slams the White House press corps
for being too easy on the administration.
Members of the Scholastic Kids Press Corps
cover news stories around the country for Scholastic News Online and Scholastic's classroom magazines.
Rarely in modern history has a White House had such a contentious relationship with the press corps
that covers it.
What may not have endeared him to the White House press corps
was this: "Over the last five years, you people were so good--over tax cuts, WMD intelligence, the effect of global warming.
But even a lapdog press corps
is apt to start growling when it has been leashed to lies too many times.
I have to admit I took some delight last fall in watching CNN's Anderson Cooper squirm a bit--choosing his words ever so carefully so as not to condemn his media colleagues (and bosses)--when Realtime's Bill Maher asked if all the hair-flailing, hip-booted media coverage of Katrina might mean "we got our press corps
On July 12, 2003, some 2 1/2 years and 300 on-camera briefings later, Fleischer resigned from a position he dearly loved, a president he respected, and a love/hate relationship with the White House press corps
It was a dream come true, and extremely satisfying," Carpenter told Scholastic Kids Press Corps
And most of the White House press corps
doesn't even consider your presence within their midst to be a story worth writing about
Accordingly, it received rave reviews and a loyal following among the press corps