Photo by Tina Covensky. Pinkston, a graduate of the UConn School of Law, has covered many major stories during the past decade for CBS News, including the earthquake that devastated parts of Turkey in , and both pre- and postwar Iraq. He graduated from Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss. Growing up in Yazoo County, Miss. You can get depressed, or you can focus on what is possible from where you are. You have to be open to the alternatives.
Steve's Soapbox: Glass Closets and Throwing Stones !
In case you've yet to pick up on this story which has trickled into the Washington Post , Salon. Actually, he has several. It appears that Jeff Gannon , the fake reporter from a fake news agency who was mysteriously granted a full White House press access pass by the Bush administration even though he had no experience as a reporter, is actually James Dale Guckert, a former Marine. Proud member of the United States Male Corps.
ONCE AGAIN, THE LADY DOTH PROTEST TOO MUCH.
Jeff Gannon connected to male military escort service? I can't begin to read all the threads here, but I know that someone was looking for information on Jeff Gannon last night. The blogosphere has dug up some really really really creepy stuff about that pseudo-reporter with the pseudonym who the White House lets ask all the softball questions about their briefings. His pseudonym is Jeff Gannon, and well, the folks at DailyKos, and Eschaton, have been doing a little digging around on him. It's a long and sordid tale, but let me give it to you in a nutshell.
With X-rated pictures of former White House reporter Jeff Gannon hitting the Internet and reverberations over their campaign against high- profile television types, bloggers themselves come under scrutiny. Are they a powerful mechanism for fact-checking the mainstream media or a new form of vigilante justice? One step closer to jail. We'll ask Cooper why protecting administration officials is worth risking a prison term. And just a blip: how local TV is tuning out politics.