11/06/09 04:14 PM ET
Obama holds media power lunch
By Eric Zimmermann –
President Obama dined today with some of Washington’s most influential journalists.
Here’s the list of attendees, via ABC News:
-Mike Allen, Politico
-David Brooks, New York Times
-Chris Cillizzaa, Washington Post
-Gail Collins, New York Times
-Howard Fineman, Newsweek
-David Gergen, CNN
-Mara Liasson, NPR and Fox News Channel
-Josh Marshall, Talking Points Memo.
-John Meacham, Newsweek
-Cynthia Tucker of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
-Andrew Rosenthal of the New York Times.
David Brooks is said to be courted regularly by the White House. The inclusion of Josh Marshall, meanwhile, represents the White House’s continued effort to reach out to the blogosphere.