Update: Fox gets White House briefing room front row seat, AP gets Helen Thomas seat
Who deserved Helen Thomas's front-row seat in the White House briefing room? That was the battle waged since the controversial columnist's sudden retirement this spring, with Bloomberg and Fox News sparring for the spot and NPR making a dark-horse bid. The White House Correspondents' Association on Sunday announced a split decision: Fox will get to join CNN and the broadcast networks in the front -- but the Associated Press will slide over to Thomas's prime center seat. Fox's Bill Sammon said they "look forward to working with our colleagues in the front row" and the rest of the room.
The Reliable Source
August 2, 2010; 1:02 AM ET
Save & Share: Previous: Tareq Salahi throws wine at "Housewives" star Lynda Erkiletian in Beverly Hills outburst
Next: Chelsea Clinton, Marc Mezvinsky wedding details: "Like a family wedding"
Posted by: DianaK1 | August 1, 2010 11:39 PM | Report abuse
Posted by: Rivery | August 2, 2010 8:27 AM | Report abuse