Twittering the White House Briefing
Today at 1:30 p.m. Robert Gibbs will take to the podium to deliver his the first briefing as White House press secretary in the administration of President Barack Obama.
Gibbs has been practicing for this day for months -- with the help of media consultant Anita Dunn, a close friend of Obama world. "Robert is ready on Day One -- or Two, to be accurate," said Dunn about Gibbs' debut.
And, what better way to capture the sights and sounds of the first briefing than via the magic of Twitter? (For those of you who followed the Fix twitter feed during the presidential debates, you know what to expect.)
Make sure to tune to the Fix at 1:30 for our running riffs on Gibbs' performance. You can follow our tweets below our through Twitter.
And, while we're at it, don't forget to vote for the Fix in the finals of the Shorty Awards -- Twitter's competition for best politics tweeter out there.
Latest from The Fix
- Fix poll: We plan to twitter two or three daily WH briefings a week. Do we do it on this feed or create a separate one? about 3 hours ago
- And it's over! Thanks for tweeting along with us. Make sure to check out The Fix and post.com for more on the briefing. about 20 hours ago
- Gibbs nearing the 60-minute mark. This is like a title match at Wrestlemania. about 23 hours ago
- 22nd question: Kirk Victor (National Journal). Huge SF Giants fan and all around great guy. 1 day ago
- 21st question: Jeff Zeleny (NYT). That's two for the Times. 2 days ago
- "Any Given Sunday" Not a great movie. 2 days ago
- "He believes it is a way of keeping touch with votes." Research in Motion begins ad campaign around those words. 2 days ago
- As Gibbs continues on, Prez Inaug Committee sends out email touting whitehouse.gov site 2 days ago
- Blackberry question! YES! "The president has a blackberry through a compromise that allows him to stay in touch with senior staff" 2 days ago
- Gibbs riffs on Obama's unique ability to bring two parties together to solve economic crisis. Central test for Obama. 2 days ago
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