The White House Correspondents Association is moving Fox News up to the front row in the briefing room, according to sources familiar with the process. The WHCA board's decision was unanimous.
Since the retirement of veteran journalist Helen Thomas, three news organizations â€” Fox News, Bloomberg News and NPR â€” each argued that it should move to the front row. Fox News will join the broadcast networks and CNN up front.
However, Fox News will not be taking Thomas' long-held seat in the center.
The Associated Press moves to the center under the new set-up, with Fox News taking the wire service's spot in the front row....