Fox News' Sammon never believed Obama was socialist

The Daily Beast

Bill Sammon linked President Obama to socialism many times during the 2008 campaign, but the Fox News Washington managing editor acknowledged the following year that he was just engaging in “mischievous speculation” in raising the charge, reports Howard Kurtz and Media Matters. Sammon said he “privately” believed that the socialism allegation was “rather far-fetched.” || Media Matters: How a Fox editor tried to tie Obama to socialism.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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