Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Advice to Hillary Clinton: Cultivate ‘Brown and Women Pundits’ to shame NY Times over tough coverage

At Hot Air by John Sexton  -- 

Last summer, Hillary Clinton’s ally Neera Tanden passed along some advice on how to get better coverage from the NY Times. That advice included having Hillary meet with the Times’ publisher and also cultivating “brown and women pundits” to shame the Times on social media for its aggressive coverage.

Tanden, who runs the Clinton allied Center for American Progress, sent an email to John Podesta in July 2015 with the subject “Howard’s advice.” Politico reports that’s probably referring to New York City Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson. The first part of the email recommends that Hillary set up an informal meeting with NY Times’ publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr

Hillary would have to be the one to call.

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