Michael Calderone, Politico



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Earlier today, President Obama talked to a St. Louis audience about “certain news channels” where he’s not very popular, and during his third prime-time news conference, he called on all the major networks but one: Fox News.

Similar to his first two East Room pressers, Obama called on 13 reporters. But unlike last time, the major newspapers got a chance to question the president.

Obama skipped around, too, ignoring the traditional White House protocol that begins with the wires before leading to the networks.

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It is also worth noting that Fox topped the other networks in the ratings by opting to show “Lie to Me” Media Bistro Reports. Perhaps the fact that Fox opted not to air the Press Conference irked Obama so he refused to call on their correspondent Major Garret?
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