The testy relations between the Obama White House and Fox News aren’t getting any better.
White House communications director Anita Dunn unleashed an unusual barrage against the network during an interview Sunday on CNN, repeating her charge that Fox is “opinion journalism masquerading as news.”
Advertisement – story continues below
“The reality of it is that Fox News often operates almost as either the research arm or the communications arm of the Republican Party,” Dunn said, standing outside the White House.
President Barack Obama did sit for interviews on Fox during the campaign, but the Obama White House has spurned the network since January, even as Obama has granted a flurry of sit-downs with other TV outlets. Fox is owned by News Corp., which also owns The Wall Street Journal.
Read More: Washington Wire, Wall Street Journal