White House eases reporter pre-screening for Biden events after protest


The White House moved Tuesday toward restoring historical press access norms by scrapping the mysterious pre-screening of reporters for one of President Biden’s large indoor events in the East Room — weeks after 73 reporters signed a letter demanding an end to the procedure.

For the first time in Biden’s presidency, roughly 50 journalists, including print reporters, TV correspondents and photographers, were let into the East Room without discrimination based on the outlet they represent — a departure from the non-transparent screening practice that outraged the White House press corps for more than a year.

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