The Washington Post and the cancelled lobbyist event

The original Politico story:

“Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth said today she was canceling plans for an exclusive ‘salon’ at her home where for as much as $250,000, the Post offered lobbyists and association executives off-the-record access to ‘those powerful few’ – Obama administration officials, members of Congress, and even the paper’s own reporters and editors.”

Full story at this link…

And also read about it here:

A video from Politico showing the Whitehouse press secretary Robert Gibbs answering a question about the ‘salon’:

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