Paul Farhi

Los Angeles Times owner will sell paper, ending a long-troubled relationship

The Chicago-based owner of the Los Angeles Times is expected to announce it is selling the newspaper in a surprise move that probably spells the end of its long-troubled relationship with Southern California’s leading news outlet.

Via Skype, the White House opens press briefings to Trump-friendly non-reporters

Using Skype, the video-call app, the White House has extended the daily question-and-answer sessions for the first time to people in far-flung locales.

Shepard Smith, the Fox News anchorman who drives the Fox News faithful crazy

Once again, Shepard Smith is doing cleanup on aisle Fox.

What’s a legitimate news outlet? A new face in the White House press pool raises questions.

In an age of partisan media, the lines between “partisan” and “media” can sometimes blur.

How the nation’s largest owner of TV stations helped Donald Trump’s campaign

Over four days in early August, Donald Trump gave interviews to four TV stations in Ohio, Florida and Maine, and to the Washington bureau of a national TV chain.

Newsmax, CBN, Townhall — new faces and a new feel at White House press briefings

John Gizzi, the chief political correspondent for the conservative Newsmax Media news group, is enjoying newfound access at the White House.

Dear readers: Please stop calling us ‘the media.’ There is no such thing.

I’m writing because I have a request: Please stop calling us “the media.” Yes, in some sense, we are the media. But not in the blunt way you use the phrase. It’s so imprecise and generic that it has lost any meaning.

Washington Post reporter barred, patted down by police, at rally for Mike Pence

Donald Trump’s campaign has denied press credentials to a number of disfavored media organizations, including The Washington Post, but on July 27, the campaign of his running mate, Gov Mike Pence (R-IN), went even further.

‘This is preposterous,’ says the media about the media’s convention overkill

[Commentary] The balloons have already been stuffed into the rafters. The nominee is already known. The story lines are few.

As ‘Meet the Press’ struggles in the ratings, plenty of questions for host David Gregory

If “Meet the Press” moderator David Gregory were a guest on his own show, he knows the kinds of questions he’d be asked.

Why have your ratings been falling? Is the show in trouble? Is your job in trouble?