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Celebrity-izing the press and the politicians they are supposed to perform journalism on

The White House Correspondents' Dinner, aka, the Nerd Prom, is both a symbol of the shallowness and corruption of our national press and an institution that significantly promotes that shallowness and corruption.The Huffington Post reports in WHCD 2012: People-TIME, THR, New Yorker Parties Draw Media, Celebrity Pregamers 04/28/2012:The 2012 White House Correspondents' Dinner is upon us, which means media figures, celebrities, politicos and more are party-hopping all over the nation's capital.
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At Press Nerd Prom, Conan Aims at NRA

US Politics / Liberal : Taylor Marsh (2 years ago)

“These days, I look in the mirror and I have to admit, I’m not the strapping young Muslim socialist I used to be.” – President Barack Obama THE nerd prom was held last night, otherwise known as the White House Correspondents Dinner,... Read Post

President Obama at the 2012 Nerd Prom as "politics degenerates into mere spectacle"

US Politics / Liberal : The Blue Voice (3 years ago)

The White House got the video of Obama's annual stand-up comedy act at the 2012 Nerd Prom, aka, the White House Correspondents Dinner, onto YouTube while it was still Saturday, with the clunky title The President Obama at White Hous... Read Post

Who Got Asked to Nerd Prom, aka the White House Correspondents Dinner?

Pop Culture / Celebrity : PopSugar (8 months ago)

Joel McHale is hosting the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, where he will also be roasting the nation's leaders. That's right: nobody is safe at this event, also known as nerd prom. President Obama and various other dignita... Read Post


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