If there was any confusion over whether newish White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer shares the same view as his predecessor concerning Fox News, he cleared that up in an interview with the New York Times.
Obama continues his war on Fox
TVNewser caught Pfeiffer’s take on Murdoch’s network: “I have the same view of Fox that Anita [Dunn] had, which is that Fox is not a traditional news organization. They have a point of view. That point of view pervades the entire network both the opinion shows, like Glenn Beck and Bill O’Reilly, but also through the newscasts during the day.”
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Pfeiffer also said that the White House doesn’t “feel an obligation to treat them like we would treat a CNN or an ABC or an NBC or a traditional news organization” but will have officials appear on the network sometimes.
And Fox’s response to TVNewser: “Obviously new to his position, Dan seems to be intent upon repeating the mistakes of his predecessor… and we all remember how well that turned out.”
Read More: by Michael Calderone, Politico