Media questions lack of White House press conferences

Several news reports have been looking at President Barack Obama's relationship with the media, including the lack of press conferences in the last six months.

Several news reports have been looking at President Barack Obama's relationship with the media, including the lack of press conferences in the last six months.

One NBC reporter told The Washington Post that it seems like the Obama Administration is trying to control the messages it puts out although it has reached out directly to the public via YouTube and members of the Senate and the House.

The Los Angeles Times writes: "The decision to shift media attention away from the traditional powers in the White House press corps to a new generation is not sitting well with reporters who cram the White House briefing every day to ferret out news."

Earlier this month, White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer talked about some of the challenges in communicating in today's media cycle and the role the White House has to play in content creation.

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