White House Pool Party: TPM’s Invited!

Talking Points Memo, pioneer in online news, takes yet another step on the pebble-paved path toward TraditionalMediaesqueWashingtonCoverage. Politico’s Michael Calderone reports:

The White House released November’s intown pool schedule for media outlets that cover the president this morning, and for the first time, Talking Points Memo is on the list.

It’s the latest in a series of moves that TPM’s made over the past few months in growing as a news organization covering the administration, albeit from a liberal perspective. This move follows hiring Christina Bellantoni, who covered the White House for the Washington Times, and recently opening and staffing a DC bureau.

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Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.