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'Mr. President, the media is not fake news,' Bob Woodward says at White House Correspondents' Dinner
The group that represents reporters and news organizations that cover the White House pushed back against attacks on the media Saturday night at its annual dinner to raise money for journalism scholarships and celebrate the First Amendment. Two notable speakers at the dinner were Bob Woodward and
Everything you need to know about the White House Correspondents' Dinner
The annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner (WHCD) is typically one of Washington’s hottest events. It’s known as a night where journalists rub shoulders with Hollywood celebrities, athletes and White House administrators. But this year is entirely different. Breaking with tradition, President
This year's White House Correspondents' Dinner sees journalism back in the spotlight
President Donald Trump is skipping the White House Correspondents' Dinner , marking the first time since 1981 that a sitting president is not attending the dinner, which is hosted by the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA). The dinner is an evening to celebrate the First Amendment and
Book Excerpt: Jorge Ramos’ ‘Take A Stand’
From TAKE A STAND: Lessons From Rebels by Jorge Ramos , published by arrangement with Celebra, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © 2016 by Jorge Ramos. ONE Taking a Stand in 2016 “Are you an activist or a journalist?” I have been asked that
Freed Washington Post Reporter Gives Emotional Thanks to Colleagues, John Kerry
Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian , who spent more than 500 days in detention in Iran, spoke today at the official opening of the newspaper’s new headquarters, thanking his colleagues and Secretary of State John Kerry for working hard to secure his freedom. "I am happy to be home with you," he
11 Questions - And Answers - About Election Day 2014
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ELECTION 2014: This has been called the election about nothing. But that misses the point entirely. The 2014 midterm election is in fact about everything. A hodgepodge of issues and interests are competing for...
Ben Bradlee, Top Washington Post Editor During Watergate, Dies At 93
Ben Bradlee , the legendary executive editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate era, has died, the newspaper reported on its website tonight. He was 93. A native of Boston, Bradlee began his career at the age of 20 in a grand fashion. He graduated from Harvard, got married to his first
What Richard Nixon Said When He Resigned 40 Years Ago
On this day in history 40 years ago, Richard Nixon – facing all but certain impeachment amidst the Watergate scandal – announced his decision to resign as president. The Watergate scandal was touched off by the June 17, 1972 break-in of the Democratic National Committee’s headquarters...
Book Excerpt: 'Chasing Shadows' by Ken Hughes
Reprinted from Chasing Shadows: The Nixon Tapes, the Chennault Affair, and the Origins of Watergate by Ken Hughes by permission of the University of Virginia Press. For more information and to purchase the book, click here. INTRODUCTION What more could we possibly need to know about Watergate? ...