In an interview with The New York Times Magazine, former White House press secretary Jay Carney took a shot at the press corps, accusing them of taking a “shallow approach” in their coverage of the Obama administration. Carney said that he regretted succumbing to reporters’ habit of “chasing the same soccer ball down the field,” i.e., […]
Outside of sunburn, hangovers and Joey Chestnut winning another hot dog eating contest on Coney Island, one other predictable item came out of the long summer holiday weekend:
Jay Carney is doing a round of interviews fresh out of the White House. In The New York Times Magazine, Jim Rutenberg threw briefing-room softballs like this: “Do people in the first row like to showboat?” Carney said yes: “If you look...Show More Summary
Although Jay Carney recently said in an interview that he hasn't made any decisions about his next move, sources inside MSNBC are saying the former White House flack is in talks for a contributor position there. "I’m not going to go back to being a journalist full time," Carney told the New York Times. Show More Summary
Just a few weeks after stepping down as White House press secretary, Jay Carney reflects on his three years in the role in a Q+A with The New York Times Magazine. Carney — who says he doesn’t know what’s next but won’t be going backShow More Summary
AND THE DOOR REVOLVES ONCE MORE: Ex-White House Flack Jay Carney To MSNBC? Yet another argument for my revolving-door surtax.
[guest post by Dana] Former White House press secretary Jay Carney reveals a few choice gems as he looks back at his time at the podium… You came to the administration from Time magazine, where, for a while, you covered the White House. How did your view of journalists change when you switched sides? I’m […]
The incredible burden has been lifted from Jay Carney's shoulders now that he is no longer the White House Press Secretary, and in an exit interview with The New York Times Magazine, he opens up about what he thinks of the media's "shallow" approach to covering the White House.
In this weekend’s New York Times Magazine, Jim Rutenberg offers a Q&A with former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney. The conversation teeters on funny at times, when Rutenberg asks which cable network Carney will join as a pundit...Show More Summary
Newly departed White House press secretary Jay Carney doesn't appear to have always enjoyed his time facing off against the press corps from behind the podium. In a New York Times Magazine interview published Thursday morning, Carney said at times he even began "wonder how valuable a service to the nation" his job was at the White House. Show More Summary
The former White House press secretary on being an insider looking out and an outsider looking in.
At the end of April, when the monthly GDP report found a sluggish, barely growing economy that had expanded by just 0.1 percent in the first quarter of the year, former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney found the good news. Health care spending was up, way up, thanks to Obamacare. Show More Summary
Today is Josh Earnest's first official day as White House press secretary, and now we know the answer to what will happen to the @PressSec Twitter account that his predecessor Jay Carney has operated for the last few years.
On Sunday morning’s edition of ABC News’ This Week, former Vice President Dick Cheney formed into a solid long enough to rehash the criticisms that we already didn’t want to hear from him. Since Jay Carney already destroyed Cheney with a single line at his final briefing, there’s no reason to rehash the whole thing, [...]
"I don’t know if you’re floating another conspiracy or if this is a request from Republicans who are floating a conspiracy"
Josh Earnest, the man now filling Jay Carney's role as White House Press Secretary, fielded a question today about the IRS e-mail controversy, and ended up dismissing it as yet another conspiracy theory concocted by Republicans to paint some kind of unfair picture about what the IRS has been up to.
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The day after his final briefing, outgoing White House Press Secretary Jay Carney gave The Colbert Report‘s Stephen Colbert an exit interview of sorts, and when Colbert pressed him on the many “tense” exchanges with the likes of ABC News’ Jonathan Karl, Carney chalked it up to the “theatricality” of televised briefings. It’s a common […]
Today is Jay Carney's last day as White House press secretary for the Obama administration, and for one of his final interviews he sat down with Stephen Colbert to share his frustrations and regrets about the job.