Jake Tapper chastised certain unnamed media organizations tonight for the way they handle press inquiries from certain unnamed unfriendly reporters:

We have no idea which media organizations Tapper is talking about, of course, but it sure does sound a lot like the way the Washington Free Beacon has been treated of late in both the NYT piece on Rubio’s tickets and on the ABC–George Stephanopoulos–Clinton Foundation donations story:

What’s wrong? Chicken? Why did NYT turn to Politico when Free Beacon asked about Rubio story?

Slimy: Did ABC leak the Stephanopoulos story to Politico so the Free Beacon wouldn’t get the scoop?

Tapper’s readers seem to agree:

Now, let’s see if these media organizations take the advice.