While the White House Correspondents' Association has been complaining, of late, about the lack of access for independent photojournalists, and slagging White house photographer Pete Souza in the process, this week's Nelson Mandela memorial provides an excellent contrast between Souza and the mainstream press. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, members of the White House Correspondents Association board lodged an objection to the limited access granted to independent photojournalists, in contrast to that of official White House photographer Pete Souza.
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. White House Press Corps Snaps Over Photo Ban (FishbowlDC) The White House Correspondents Association has had enough. And so has just about every other media outlet in America. Show More Summary
Press organizations including the White House Correspondents’ Association and White House News Photographers Association and renewed its demand for more access to the White House for photographers, a demand that has been outstanding for over five years now.
The White House Correspondence Association has had enough. And so have just about every other media outlet in America. WHCA and more than 40 other news orgs sent a letter today to White House Press Secretary Jay Carney to protest the banning of photographers from some White House events. Show More Summary
The White House Correspondents’ Association issued a stern rebuke to the Obama administration on Thursday over what it called “a major break” from the transparency of previous presidencies. “As surely as if they were placing a hand over...Show More Summary
Scott Horsley, photo courtesy of NPR. NPR’s White House reporter Ari Shapiro has been replaced on the White House Correspondents Association board of directors by NPR’s Scott Horsley. The board voted Friday to elevate Horsley to theShow More Summary
The White House Correspondents Association voted for diversity and “inclusion” on Monday by putting the gay newspaper The Washington Blade into its print pool (which takes turns filing detailed reports on the president’s trips and eve...
The White House Correspondents Association voted for diversity and “inclusion” on Monday by putting the gay newspaper The Washington Blade into its print pool (which takes turns filing detailed reports on the president’s trips and events...Show More Summary
A small thing, but a loud gesture. The White House Correspondents’ Association is stripping all official White House photographs from the WHCA website in support of news photographers getting shut out by this administration. They put the news in a letter to all their members this morning from President Steve Thomma of McClatchy. Show More Summary
Journalist Helen Thomas has died at age 92 after a long illness. She was the longest-serving White House journalist and the first female president of the White House Correspondents' Association and Washington's Gridiron Club. She was a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Helen Thomas, a pioneer for female journalists and the first woman to join the White House Correspondents' Association, died Saturday morning at the age of 92 Thomas was also the first female member and a former president of The Gridiron...Show More Summary
The White House Correspondents Association, which has represented the White House press corps for 99 years, issued this statement today on the passing of Helen Thomas: Helen Thomas was a trailblazer in journalism and in the White House press corps,...
"Thomas was the the first woman to join the White House Correspondents' Association, and the first woman to serve as its president. She was also the first female member of the Gridiron Club, Washington's historic press group." ADDED:...Show More Summary
The White House Correspondents Association elected three new members to its nine-member board Thursday: Carol Lee of the Wall Street Journal, Olivier Knox of Yahoo News and Major Garrett of CBS. All will serve three years. Lee also was elected...
Hillary Clinton has long been rumored to be a rather vulgar conversationalist when cameras aren't rolling. According to a Washington Post piece about Mark Leibovich's new book “This Town,” then Secretary of State Clinton once said, “[Expletive] the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.” read more
Remember when the Obama administration had a relaxed and fruitful relationship with the media? It shouldn't be too difficult to recall. The White House Correspondents Association held its annual dinner with President Obama in late April, when all sides gathered to break bread, tell stories, and laugh together… mostly at Republicans, of course. Show More Summary
I know President Obama was joking at The White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner when he talked about what a burden it would be for he and Mitch McConnell, the Senate minority leader, to have to sit together for a drink. … Continue reading ?
It’s been a little more than week since the White House Correspondents Association Dinner. But before we start dreading anticipating next year’s festivities, where does Conan O’Brien stack up among C-SPAN YouTube views of comedians performing...Show More Summary
It was just a week ago that I posted several photos of my girl crush, Jessica Pare, from various red carpet event. Later that weekend Jessica attended the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner looking more stunning than ever. Show More Summary