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Michael Calderone

White House Correspondents' Association Wants More White House Correspondents At Dinner | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.10.2014 | Media

NEW YORK –- The White House Correspondents' Association is urging news organizations to resist jockeying for celebrity guests for April’s annual d...

Record-High Costs Cause Reporters To Jump Ship On Obama's Asia Trip

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.31.2014 | Media

Cash-strapped news outlets looking to cover President Obama's trip to Asia next month may find it difficult to do so. Not because the trip isn't newsw...

White House Correspondents' Association Honors Reporters and Seeks Access

Connie Lawn | Posted 12.26.2014 | DC
Connie Lawn

This is not your Father's White House Correspondents' Association. This one has teeth! Under the leadership of President Christi Parsons and her Board, there is no hesitation about taking on the President and his staff.

White House Correspondents Association Has New President

Connie Lawn | Posted 10.13.2014 | Media
Connie Lawn

The White House Correspondents Association has developed a sharper set of teeth over the years. It is no longer simply an elite organization which plans for the fancy dinner and parties in the spring.

Here Are All The People Who Didn't Laugh At The White House Correspondents Dinner Jokes

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.05.2014 | Comedy

Wolf Blitzer is not impressed. Joel McHale fulfilled his duties as host of the 2014 White House Correspondents Dinner in Washington D.C. on Saturda...

White House Press Access

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Limited press access to the president and White House events is an important issue that goes right to the heart of America's democratic principles.

White House Reporters Speak Out About DOJ Investigations

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.21.2013 | Media

The White House Correspondents' Association said on Tuesday that it was standing "in strong solidarity" with the journalists who have been targeted by...

Obama Has Off The Record Conversation After WH Press Corps 'Frustration'

Michael Calderone | Posted 04.20.2013 | Media
Michael Calderone

President Obama speaks to reporters off the record, a day after White House press corps expressed "frustration" with their lack of access.

WH Reporters Furious With Obama Administration

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.20.2013 | Media

The White House press corps expressed "extreme frustration" at the Obama administration Sunday after it was barred from being able to report on Presid...

Jennifer Bendery

Daily Caller Avoids Being Punished For Reporter Interrupting Obama | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.09.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON -- The White House Correspondents Association has decided not to punish a reporter who repeatedly interrupted President Barack Obama in the...

What I Learned From a WHCA Dinner Pre-Party

Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.30.2012 | DC
Brandon Wetherbee

I didn't learn too much, but here are some facts and musings I'm taking away from my first White House Correspondents Dinner pre-party experience.

PHOTOS: See The Fashion Highlights From The 2012 White House Correspondents' Dinner!

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.29.2012 | Style

We love the White House and we love Hollywood. So you can imagine we adore the White House Correspondents' Dinner, where politicos, media power player...

Michael Calderone

Helen Thomas Denied Table For White House Correspondents Dinner | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.28.2012 | Media

Veteran journalist Helen Thomas will not be getting her own table at the White House Correspondents Association's dinner next month at the Washington ...

Jay Carney Schools White House Reporters | KEACH HAGEY | 9/23/11 4:50 AM EDT | Posted 11.23.2011 | Media

Jay Carney never lets the reporters he briefs each day forget that not so long ago, he was one of them. Whether he's sidestepping a request to pred...

World Press Freedom: Words Made Powerful

Walden Davis | Posted 07.04.2011 | Impact
Walden Davis

When President Barack Obama spoke at the Correspondents' Dinner, he saluted journalists for the essential role they play in supporting civil society and sustaining democracy across the globe.

Sam Stein

WH Reporters Send Terse Letter To Gibbs Over Press Shop's Handling Of Egypt | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON -- The White House Correspondents Association, of which The Huffington Post is a member, sent a sharply worded letter to White House Press ...

Happy Birthday Helen!

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

August 4 marks Helen Thomas' 90th birthday. May she celebrate it in good health and peace, surrounded by her countless loved ones. As a former colleague, I had the pleasure and privilege of observing Helen in action up close.

Progressive Groups: Fox News Shouldn't Get Helen Thomas' Old Seat

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Two progressive groups are circulating petitions asking the White House Correspondent's Association to deny Fox News the coveted front-row seat in the...

Why Bloomberg News Deserves Helen Thomas's Seat in the White House Press Briefing Room

David Helfenbein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Helfenbein

Don't base the decision solely on seniority; base it on who you think can shake things up the most in the Briefing Room. Give it to Bloomberg News.

Ed Henry Elected White House Correspondents Association Board President

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry was elected president of the White House Correspondents Association board Thursday. Henry garnered 86.9...

Jason Linkins

Richard Wolffe Draws The Ire Of White House Correspondents' Association | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

there is one White House hagiographer whom the White House Press Corps just hate like the dickens: MSNBC political analyst Richard Wolffe.

Ed Henry: Give Fox News Helen Thomas's Seat In White House Briefing Room

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

At least one competitor is backing Fox News for the newly vacated front-row seat in the White House briefing room: CNN Senior White House Corresponden...

Will Fox News Get Helen Thomas's Front-Row Seat?

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Could Fox News get Helen Thomas's coveted front-row seat in the White House briefing room? It's possible now that Thomas, 89, has retired in the wake...

No Women Featured in NY Comedy Festival! No Joke!

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Beverly Wettenstein

The Primetime Emmy Awards showed that women writers on a comedy or variety series are a rare and endangered species. Only seven of the 81 writers were women.

Sam Stein

White House On Sykes-Limbaugh: 9/11 Jokes Cross The Line (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two days after comedian Wanda Sykes quipped during the White House Correspondents Association dinner that Rush Limbaugh was likely the 20th hijacker o...