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Video: The Comedian in Chief at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

YouTube The President's stand-up comedy is improving, and he wasn't bad to start with.

Morning Report for May 9, 2014

Bob Garfield: “Everything you need to know about the [White House] CorrespondentsDinner is that there is a red carpet.” (npr.org) A New York Times “innovation report” says the paper needs “to make further structural changes in the newsroom to achieve a digital first reality.” (capitalnewyork.com) The Globe and Mail wants its … Read More

Classy Awards Showcase a Different Kind of Achievement

The Fifth Annual Classy Awards were held on Saturday evening May 3 in San Diego, California. While other events that took place that same day -- most notably the Kentucky Derby and the White House Correspondents Dinner -- received far...Show More Summary

Good Programs Survive Only If We Pay Attention

At the White House Correspondents Dinner, President Obama joked about the rough year he had with the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). That said, it is useful to take a serious moment to reflect on the importance of programs that invest in the public health. Show More Summary

WHCD drama: Why philanthropists Wayne and Catherine Reynolds skipped out

Apologies for serving leftovers from the White House Correspondents Dinner, but this was just too tasty: notice those two chairs and place settings being hastily whisked away from one of the Politico tables before the salads hit the table on Saturday night? Seems that super-philanthropists Wayne and Catherine Reynolds skipped out on the dinner, sources told the […]

‘Community’ EP Chris McKenna Reports His Tweets On Show’s Death May Be Greatly Exaggerated

Three days after his star Joel McHale fell flat at the White House Correspondents Dinner, “Community” executive producer Chris McKenna waxed pessimistic about his perennially on-the-bubble NBC show’s chances for a pickup. @AltNationNet @nbc @Sony @danharmon Community is dead. Show More Summary

Lewis Black Gets Last Word (Hopefully) On White House Correspondents Dinner: Video

If Mario Lopez can discuss abortion with Sarah Palin on Extra, surely Seth Meyers can talk about the awfulness of the White House Correspondents Dinner, and gun violence, on his late night comedy series Late Night. Watch:

Must-See Late Night Clip: Lewis Black Goes Off on CNN, Guns and Mitch McConnell

8 months agoNews : Mediaite

Comedian and long-time Daily Show correspondent Lewis Black sat down for a good long conversation with Seth Meyers on Late Night Tuesday, sharing his impassioned opinions on this past week's White House Correspondents' Dinner along with larger issues facing the country like guns and immigration.

‘Veep’ creator Armando Ianucci’s next target? Lobbyists, etc.

  “Veep” creator Armando Ianucci visited Washington last weekend for the White House CorrespondentsDinner, and in addition having a bit of fun, he was on a mission to collect fodder that might find its way into future scripts. In previous seasons of the HBO show, which stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer, […]

CNN Enjoys White House Correspondents Dinner Ratings Bump Saturday Night

CNN led the cable news charge Saturday night at 10 PM when the White House Correspondents Dinner was in full boil. The network flooded the zone with three hours of Nerd Prom, starting at about 8 PM ET. MSNBC began its coverage at 9 PM. Show More Summary

CNN Leads White House CorrespondentsDinner Ratings

8 months agoNews : Mediaite

CNN led the cable news ratings race Saturday night during the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, drawing 1.088M total viewers and 336K in the 25-54 demo during the 10 p.m. ET hour, when President Barack Obama and comedian Joel McHale delivered their respective speeches. During that same hour, MSNBC had 846K total viewers and 261K in the demo.

The Hood Life: Watch Man Hit The #NaeNae At The White House Correspondents Dinner [Video]

Man Does The #NaeNae At White House Correspondents Dinner The annual White House Correspondents dinner was held over the weekend and while many of the fellas in attendance spent their time making sure they were on their best suit an...

White House CorrespondentsDinner Ratings

CNN cleaned up in the ratings Saturday night during the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, but viewership was down on the network from the same night last year. CNN won the hours of 10pm and 11pm in both total viewers and the younger demo. Show More Summary

Obama's Standup Stands Out Again at WHCD

The most interesting part of the 2014 White House Correspondents Dinner was watching the CSPAN coverage after it was all over. Nothing that went on during the previous hour was as compelling as watching Katie Couric posing for pictures, talking animatedly and laughing with friends, as waiters began clearing the tables. Show More Summary

Jessica Simpson, Eric Johnson ‘very close’ to getting married

The singer and fashion designer, who has been engaged to the former NFL player since 2010, gave details about her long-awaited nuptials speaking to USA Today at the White House Correspondents' dinner Saturday.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus And Joe Biden Are Besties And Get Tats Together

Take a look at this hilarious video from Saturday’s White House CorrespondentsDinner.

Obama Imitates Richard Sherman to Whine About Reporters

Adopting his stand-up comic persona, Barack Obama used the opportunity of the White House Correspondents' Dinner to whine about how he is treated by reporters, in particular Jake Tapper of CNN. Referring to Richard Sherman, the All-Pro...Show More Summary

The Absolute Cutest Pic from the White House Correspondents Dinner (It's a Must-See)

If you see one picture from the White House Correspondents Dinner held over the weekend, it needs to be this one posted by Mindy Kaling on Instagram: It's a shot her with Lupita Nyong'o and Zooey Deschanel with the caption "They fought crime with a bold lip." Three of our favorite makeup-wearers in bright lipstick. Show More Summary

Ingraham Pans WHCD: Obama’s Media ‘Lapdogs’ Have Nothing to Celebrate

8 months agoNews : Mediaite

Laura Ingraham, filling in for Bill O'Reilly on Monday, went after the media for acting all "buddy-buddy" with politicians at the White House Correspondents Dinner, in a prime example of how the press corps has been "lapdogs, not attack dogs" for the White House since President Obama took office.

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