Survival of the shrillest

The Parliamentary Press Galley on the Hill is in many ways a bloodless battlefield, where journalists of all stripes engage in a time-tested, exalted contest to see who will get that magical glance of attention from the object of pack interest—usually some politician—and the subsequent soundbites needed to file the daily story.

Avinash Gavai
Published: Wednesday, 05/19/2010 12:00 am EDT

The Parliamentary Press Galley on the Hill is in many ways a bloodless battlefield, where journalists of all stripes engage in a time-tested, exalted contest to see who will get that magical glance of attention from the object of pack interest—usually some politician—and the subsequent soundbites needed to file the daily story.

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