Patrick Gavin, the filmmaker and White House reporter who made a documentary critical of the White House Correspondents’ Association’s glitzy annual dinner, is looking for a new job: He wants to be the WHCA’s new executive director. Which would be something like making the Big Bad Wolf the manager of that new straw-house development, right? […]
“I really do respect the press,” President Barack Obama joked at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in 2013, shortly after his second successful election campaign. “I recognize that the press and I have different jobs to do. My job is to be president; your job is to keep me...
Jeff Mason of Reuters and Carol Lee of The Wall Street Journal are the incoming and outgoing presidents of the White House Correspondents Association (WHCA), and drew a load of negative attention from liberal media critics for implying...Show More Summary
The White House Correspondents Association, as its name implies, is primarily concerned with press access to the White House. But the biggest media disputes this past year have occurred on the campaign trail, prompting the association,...Show More Summary
The White House Correspondents’ Association is alarmed by the treatment of the press in the 2016 presidential campaign, according to WHCA outgoing President Carol Lee and future President Jeff Mason.
The White House Correspondents Association has released a statement responding to Donald Trump's decision to revoke the Washington Post's press credentials, blasting the presumptive GOP nominee for attempting to "disown the principles of the First Amendment."
Speaker Paul Ryan says a ban on Muslims entering the United States — as presidential nominee Donald Trump proposes — is not in the nation's interest. The White House Correspondents' Association says it stands with the Washington Post...Show More Summary
As a physician who has spent my career in academia doing biomedical research and taking care of patients, I don't have much time to watch television. However, I regarded the eighth Obama White House Correspondents Association dinnerShow More Summary
The White House Correspondents Association throws an enormous annual dinner that’s a pillar of the Washington power-elite scene. This year they picked Stephen Colbert’s Comedy Central replacement, Larry Wilmore. He was seriously unfunny, and he knew it. Show More Summary
Count comedian W. Kamau Bell among those who didn't appreciate Larry Wilmore's remarks last week at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, but not because he used a racial slur. "I didn't appreciate all the CNN jokes. That's my new network. He said he remembers when CNN used to be...
The White House was blindsided by comedian Larry Wilmore's decision to use the N-word at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Saturday night, but White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Monday that the president "appreciated the spirit of the sentiments that Mr. Show More Summary
Naeemah Clark, Elon University This spring, over 2,000 Washington insiders, journalists and Hollywood elite filtered into the ballroom of the Washington Hilton to attend the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner. The first comedian to perform for the group was Mark Russell in 1983. Show More Summary
Every year, the White House correspondents’ dinner draws more than a few “huh?” guests — those of-the-moment scene stealers whose presence at the black-tie affair is meant to draw eyeballs and make headlines. Remember when Sanjaya showed up? Do you even remember who Sanjaya is? Kim Kardashian (before she broke the Internet)? And JC Chasez? But […]
If 2015 marked the "fourth quarter" of Obama's presidency — as mentioned at last year's White House Correspondents Association dinner — then 2016 finds him casually tacking on field goals as the clock runs out. Onstage at the annual roast of Washington and its press corps, the president was loose, funny,...
This spring, over 2,000 Washington insiders, journalists and Hollywood elite filtered into the ballroom of the Washington Hilton to attend the White House Correspondents’ Association annual dinner. The first comedian to perform for the group was Mark Russell in 1983. His political songs were...
This spring, over 2,000 Washington insiders, journalists, and Hollywood elite filtered into the ballroom of the Washington Hilton to attend the White House Correspondents’ Association annual dinner. The first comedian to perform for the group was Mark Russell in 1983. Show More Summary
White House officials said on Monday that Mr. Boehner was a good sport when they called to see if he would help produce a comedic video for the White House Correspondents' Association dinner.
On Saturday, the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner took its full swing as President Barack Obama aimed his final arrows at Donald Trump and two reporters raised a brief round of chaos during the afterparty.
NeNe Leakes was invited to the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner – and she was front and center for the pre-parties, the after-parties and the dinner itself. We have all of wardrobe changes in the gallery below. Bethenny...Show More Summary
The White House is defending late-night comedian Larry Wilmore's use of the n-word during his routine at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner over the weekend, saying that President Barack Obama "appreciated the spirit and the sentiments that Mr. Wilmore expressed," the Washington Post reports.