After a New York Post reporter sent a confidential email inquiry to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office, the Cuomo administration released the email to other journalists, reports the Associated Press.
This comes on the same day that The Washington Post revealed that the Department of Justice had snooped on a Fox News reporter’s private emails, and only a week after the AP reported that the DOJ had surreptitiously obtained their reporters’ phone records, making it an easy addition to the government versus press narrative. Three, after all, is a trend.
According to The New York Post’s Fred Dicker, Republicans in the State Senate are considering a secret plan to retain their control of the chamber without cutting a deal with a caucus of four independent Democrats. The plan, according to Mr. Dicker, would require Republicans to hold off seating two new Democrats whose razor-thin victories Read More
New York Times profile of New York Post’s Fred Dicker includes footage of Dicker getting assaulted. Classic NY moment. [CBS6Albany.com]
Trump: Media can’t believe Trump wants to get off birther issue. [Chris Matthews]
Trump: Greta van Susteren won’t ask Trump about it. [FoxNews.com]
Trump: Read More
New York Post State Editor Fred Dicker gets profiled on the front page of the New York Times this morning. Dicker declined to participate in the interview, but on his radio show, said he thought there were a few errors, but overall, it was fair, and not a “hatchet job.”
My favorite Read More
2012: Poll shows “abrupt change in attitude” with voters; two year low. [Jim Rutenberg and Megan Thee-Brenan]
2012: The poll. [New York Times]
Media: Unnamed source said Cuomo compared his dealing with Fred Dicker to feeding a caged animal. Dicker declined to participate in the profile. Writing the Read More
Donald Trump shot down a report claiming he would announce his candidacy on the final episode of his show, The Apprentice, on May 15.
“I can’t announce during the show, I really can’t” and “I’m not allowed to” he said, during an interview on Talk1300. “I don’t know where it Read More
It’s hard not paying attention when New York Post State Editor Fred Dicker speaks, which he does each day from 10 to 11 a.m. on his radio show.
Some highlights from today’s show:
Dicker said the state budget “would have been an early budget if it wasn’t Read More
Buried in the New York Post‘s exultant coverage of Andrew Cuomo’s on-time budget agreement with the Legislature in Albany was a remarkable, easily missable tribute to a governor whom the Post, in general, likes somewhat less.
Despite a “dismal” record in office, David Paterson (along with another predecessor, George Pataki) “helped blaze the path that Read More
Just before signing off his show today, New York Post State Editor Fred Dicker threw cold water on one of Andrew Cuomo’s stated goals for this legislative year.
After rattling of a list of Cuomo’s goals, Dicker said, “The governor is also committed to same-sex marriage, but there is little I think he can do Read More
State Budget: Confessore has deja vu. [Twitter]
State Budget: Bloomberg’s “outrage” makes the headline. [El Diario]
State Budget: Expecting to collect cigarette taxes from Indian reservations, which is tricky. [Frank Parlato, Jr.]
State Budget: Pain for schools, despite being on-time, or early. Read More