Clinton Admin Feared Internet’s Ability to Democraticize News 3 Years Before Drudge Bombshell

Tony Lee Breitbart.com Big Journalism 19 Apr 2014

Three years before Matt Drudge changed the world and how news would be consumed, President Bill Clinton’s White House feared that the Internet was allowing average citizens, especially conservatives, to bypass legacy gatekeepers and access information that had previously been denied to them by the mainstream press.

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The Hillary Papers

“HC says press has big egos and no brains. That [the White House is] just going to have to work them better; that her staff has figured it out and would be glad to teach [Bill’s] staff.”

 

Archive of ‘closest friend’ paints portrait of ruthless First Lady

Alana Goodman The Washington Free […]

Chuck Todd Clings to Myth That Bill Clinton was Impeached Because of Affair

“To claim that the President Clinton was impeached for picadillos is nonsense. He was impeached for perjury.”

Jeff Dunetz Truth Revolt 2/7/2014

Appearing on The Daily Rundown with Chuck Todd on Friday was former GOP congressman from Georgia Bob Barr, who is looking to return to the House in 2014. Instead on focusing on what […]

David Gregory tries to drag Rand Paul into the war on women.

Althouse 1/26/2014

…If the GOP wants to make an issue out of sexual harassment, hone it so that it really is good feminism, based in women’s autonomy and equality.

You know, Mike Huckabee was trying to use the idea of women’s autonomy. He tried to say that Democrats are infantilizing women, but he botched it […]

Obama and the art of political compromise: I ‘shouldn’t have to offer anything’ to GOP

Meghashyam Mali The Washington Examiner 9/30/2013

President Obama on Monday said that he “shouldn’t have to offer anything” to House Republicans in exchange for a funding bill to avert a shutdown.

“They’re not doing me a favor by paying for things that they have already approved for the government to do. That’s part of their […]

The Internet: The People’s Media

C-SPAN 6/2/1998

Mr. Drudge discussed the Internet, dubbing it “the people’s media,” and talked about the ways in which news that is not reported in the mainstream media can be generated and reported on the Internet. He focused on the investigations of President Clinton and his reasons for creating the Drudge Report. Following his prepared […]