Blogger Joins White House Press Corps


Mr. Graff, 23, may be the first blogger in the short history of the medium to be granted a daily White House pass for the specific purpose of writing a blog, or Web log. A White House spokesman said yesterday that he believed Mr. Graff was the first blogger to be given credentials. He is being given a press pass as the editor of FishbowlDC (www.mediabistro.com/fishbowldc), a blog that is published by Mediabistro.com.

His first post:

This post, it seems, marks the first blog from a White House press briefing. We’re sitting in the fourth row waiting between the 9:45 a.m. gaggle and the 12:30 p.m. briefing…

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