Posted by Curt on 16 September, 2012 at 9:34 am. 3 comments already!


Noel Sheppard @ Newsbusters

This appears to be the height of journalistic malpractice.

On September 13, CNN political reporter Peter Hamby sent an Obama campaign donation request form to his Twitter followers:

The link goes to a donation page to join Obama at a fundraiser in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Saturday, September 22:

If Hamby wanted to just report to his followers that Obama was heading to Milwaukee, he could have sent them a link to an Associated Press piece detailing such information without pushing them to a donation page:

President Barack Obama is planning to visit Wisconsin later this month — another sign of the state’s battleground status.

An invitation says Obama will hold a fundraiser and roundtable discussion at the Milwaukee Theater on Sept. 22.

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