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The Politico

The February 15, 2007 front page of
The Politico
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid

Owner Allbritton Communications
Editor-in-Chief John F. Harris
Founded January 23, 2007
Price Free [1]
Headquarters 1100 Wilson. Blvd., 6th Floor
Arlington, Virginia 22209  United States
Circulation Approximately 25,000

Website: politico.com

The Politico is a Washington, D.C.-based political journalism organization that distributes its content via television, the internet, newspaper, and radio. Its coverage includes Congress, Washington lobbying, and the 2008 presidential election.[1] It was a sponsor of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library's 2008 Republican Presidential Candidates debate on May 3, 2007. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 433 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1080 × 1496 pixel, file size: 1. ... is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Allbritton Communications Company is a Washington, D.C.-based owner of television stations-all affiliated with ABC after signing an affiliation agreement in 1997. ... John F. Harris is a writer for the Washington Post and the author of a book on Bill Clinton called The Survivor (ISBN 0375508473). ... Arlington County is an urban county of about 203,000 residents in the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the U.S., directly across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. [1] Originally part of the District of Columbia, the land now comprising the county was retroceded to Virginia in a July... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other uses, see Washington, D.C. (disambiguation). ... Type Bicameral Houses Senate House of Representatives President of the Senate President pro tempore Dick Cheney, (R) since January 20, 2001 Robert C. Byrd, (D) since January 4, 2007 Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, (D) since January 4, 2007 Members 535 plus 4 Delegates and 1 Resident Commissioner Political... This article is about the political effort. ... A map of the United States showing the number of electoral votes allocated to each state. ... The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is the presidential library of Ronald Wilson Reagan, the 40th President of the United States. ... The following is a timeline of events leading up to the upcoming 2008 U.S. presidential election: // October 7 - Maureen Dowd writes article in New York Times entitled Can Hillary Upgrade? which claims that Hillary Clinton, serving as the junior Senator from New York, has mollified her criticism of the... is the 123rd day of the year (124th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


John F. Harris and Jim VandeHei left The Washington Post to become The Politico's editor-in-chief and executive editor, respectively. The Politico is financed by Robert Allbritton, chairman and chief executive of Allbritton Communications, which owns television stations in Washington and elsewhere. Frederick J. Ryan Jr., former Assistant to U.S. President Ronald Reagan[2], and currently chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Foundation, is president and CEO of The Politico.[3] John F. Harris is a writer for the Washington Post and the author of a book on Bill Clinton called The Survivor (ISBN 0375508473). ... Jim VandeHei (1972- ) is a US political reporter. ... The Washington Post is the largest newspaper in Washington, D.C.. It is also one of the citys oldest papers, having been founded in 1877. ... The Allbritton Communications Company is a Washington, D.C.-based owner of television stations-all affiliated with ABC after signing an affiliation agreement in 1997. ... “Reagan” redirects here. ...

Contents

Distribution and content

The newspaper has a circulation of approximately 25,000, distributed for free on Capitol Hill and elsewhere in Washington, D.C.[1] The newspaper prints three issues a week while Congress is in session, and sometimes publishes one issue a week when Congress is in recess. [4] Map of Washington, D.C., with Capitol Hill highlighted in red Capitol Hill, aside from being the common nickname for the United States Congress, is the largest historic residential neighborhood in Washington, D.C., stretching easterly behind the U.S. Capitol along wide avenues. ...


The Politico is a partner with several news outlets who co-report and distribute its video, print, and audio content. Partners include CBS News,[5] Allbritton Communications's ABC stations WJLA and KTUL,[6], and radio station WTOP.[7] CBS News logo, used from Sept. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... WJLA-TV, channel 7, is the ABC television affiliate in Washington, D.C.. It is the flagship station of the Allbritton Communications Company, which also operates local cable station News Channel 8. ... KTUL, referred to on air as NewsChannel 8, is the ABC affiliate in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... WTOP is the only all-news radio station in the Washington, DC area. ...


Politico journalists covering political campaigns plan to carry a video camera with them to every assignment,[6] and journalists are encouraged to promote their work elsewhere.[7] Though The Politico seeks to break the traditional journalism mold, it expects to initially make much of its money from Washington D.C.-focused newspaper advertising.[8]


Criticism

On March 22, 2007, Politico writer Ben Smith erroneously reported via a blog[9] that John Edwards would suspend his presidential campaign in the wake of his wife's cancer recurrence, a claim that was headlined by the Drudge Report and cable news channels including MSNBC.[10] Smith later apologized for relying on a single anonymous source for the story.[11] is the 81st day of the year (82nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Johnny Reid John Edwards[1] (born June 10, 1953), is an American politician who was the Democratic nominee for Vice President in 2004 and a one-term U.S. Senator from North Carolina. ... The Drudge Report is a U.S.-based news website run by Matt Drudge. ... MSNBC, a combination of MSN and NBC, is a 24-hour cable news channel in the United States and Canada, and a news website. ...


References

  1. ^ a b The Politico's Mission Statement
  2. ^ http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/speeches/1987/110487e.htm
  3. ^ "Politico Playbook: Mitt's moment" By: Mike Allen May 4, 2007 09:46 AM EST (5th paragraph)
  4. ^ Editor sees room for Politico coverage. The Washington Times (2007-01-22).
  5. ^ The Politico Roundtable; New Political News Site Will Partner With CBS News. CBS News (2007-01-21).
  6. ^ a b Politico Hopes To Rock Washington Media. Washingtonian (2007-01-22).
  7. ^ a b For journalists, it's not politics as usual. International Herald Tribune (2007-01-08).
  8. ^ Politico Mojo. American Journalism Review (2007-01).
  9. ^ Ben Smith. "CORRECTION: Edwards Campaign Goes On", The Politico, March 22, 2007. Retrieved on 2007-03-22. 
  10. ^ Ina Fried. "Web helps MSNBC get the story--wrong", CNet, March 22, 2007. Retrieved on 2007-03-22. 
  11. ^ Ben Smith. "How Politico Got It Wrong", Politico, March 22, 2007. Retrieved on 2007-03-22. 

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External links

  • Politico.com

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