The main topic: last night’s President Obama news conference. Although he picked each of the major network and cable news outlets, he didn’t call on any of the major newspapers. “Will that create some anxiety, further anxiety, for big newspaper reporters about their status in the world? Yes,” said Gillette, but: “A lot of times some of the coverage of who gets question at these press conferences is a little bit self-serious.”
Also, Ed Schultz and his future at MSNBC, the current state of Drudge and the New York Observer’s recent Website redesign is going.