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Topic “White House”

Mexican digital news site Aristegui Noticias recognized with Knight International Journalism Award

The investigative team at Mexican digital news site Aristegui Noticias has taken home yet another prize. The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) has announced the team as one of the winners of the 2016 Knight International Journalism Awards. Read more »


Some critics worry White House Correspondents' dinner sends the wrong message about Beltway media

President Obama doesn’t usually get so many laughs when he stands in front of a room full of reporters. On Saturday night, April 27, politicians and the capital’s press corps loosened their ties for the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) dinner, an annual backslapping event for the elite of Washington and Hollywood. Read more »


Vanity Fair’s profile of Obama re-opens debate on giving sources the right to approve quotes

The debate over whether journalists should be allowing political figures to approve quotes before they appear in print or online gained strength last week with the news that author Michael Lewis gave the White House quote approval before he embarked on a profile of President Barack Obama for Vanity Fair. Read more »


White House restricts Boston newspaper's access to Obama fundraiser

Citing the newspaper's perceived lack of fairness, the White House limited the Boston Herald's access during a Wednesday, May 18, Boston fundraiser for President Barack Obama, according to the Boston Globe. Read more »


Reporters reach new levels of frustration with Obama White House

In a front-page story this week, The Washington Post describes White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs as a man who is playing double duty. Read more »


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