Security officials say his Blackberry could pose a security risk from hackers.
News articles about Obama and his Blackberry appeared last week in The Globe and Mail, The New York Times and Daily Telegraph, as well as on ABC News and CBS News. Some media outlets have even devoted columns to the debate, including the San Francisco Chronicle and CNN.com, both arguing that Obama should be able to keep his Blackberry.
Research in Motion could not be reached for comment, but analysts have estimated that the Obama-fueled Blackberry coverage is worth tens of millions of dollars in paid media.
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