Obama has taken 88 questions from journalists since winning presidency

March 26th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI  

Barack Obama Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has taken 88 questions during news conferences since winning the presidency on November 4.

During the transition period from after the election through Jan. 9, he took 62 questions as president-elect during 15 news conferences, The Washington Times reported.

Adding together the transition press conferences and his news conferences as president, Obama has called on these organizations: Seven questions each from the Associated Press, Reuters news agency and CBS.

He has taken six questions each from NBC and Bloomberg, five questions each from CNN and ABC, and four questions from the New York Times.

He has fielded three questions each from National Public Radio, Politico, Fox News, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and Wall Street Journal.

He has taken two questions each from Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago ABC affiliate, USA Today, Ebony Magazine, Univision.

He also has taken one question each from the AFP, ABC radio, the Chicago NBC affiliate, Telemundo, McClatchy, Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, Des Moines Register, Denver Post, Helen Thomas of Hearst, Huffington Post, Stars and Stripes, Washington Times. (ANI)

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