( CNN) Is it regular to target certain media electrical outlets and also omit them from participating in a White House instruction? The brief response is no.

I invested almost 8 years helping the Obama management, in the White House as the replacement press assistant, replacement interactions supervisor, interactions supervisor, and also as the agent at the StateDepartment We were not constantly ideal regarding exactly how we dealt with media relationships.

Wehad our reasonable share of differences with press reporters as well as with whole media electrical outlets like FoxNews Even thereported exemption of Fox News in 2009was connected to network meetings by Ken Feinberg, a worker of the TreasuryDepartment It was not connected to a rundown for the White House press corps. And in the long run, a meeting was provided toFox President Obama also did a prolonged meeting with Chris Wallace throughout his last year in workplace.