Jim Graham: No Fan Of Reporters
Today, WaPo's Paul Schwartzman dropped his balanced take on Ward One Councilmember Jim Graham. Buried inside all the blather is this rather hilarious detail concerning the incumbent's press strategy with WaPo:
"Despite his apparent cushion, Graham zealously guards his image. He declined to be interviewed for this article, but kept close tabs on the reporting — telephoning and sending numerous e-mails to Washington Post editors to complain that a reporter's questions to others suggested a negative bias. He eventually agreed to answer written questions."
And I thought Fenty was uptight on answering reporters' questions.
*Full Disclosure: The last time I tried to interview Graham, he declared that former Loose Lips columnist Mike DeBonis was unprofessional and hung up the phone. Graham was referring to our cover story on Ted Loza.