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White House Staffers to Skip White House Correspondents Dinner

The White House staff has decided not to attend this year’s White House Correspondents Dinner out of “‘solidarity’” with President Donald Trump, who announced he would not be attending the dinner. White House Correspondents Association President Jeff Mason of Reuters announced the decision in an email. “The WHCA board regrets […]

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The Young Turks Adds to Staff

The Young Turks, the online progressive commentary and news source, added three new new employees to their news side on Thursday. International Business Times reporter David Sirota and former MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan have joined the outlet as commentators and JonathanĀ Larsen has come on as managing editor. Sirota will continue […]


Time, People Magazines Cancel Correspondents Dinner Party

This year’s White House Correspondent Dinner is shaping up to be a significantly quieter affair after years of growing in prominence and popularity. Vanity Fair and the New Yorker have both cancelled their celebrity parties and Time Magazine and People Magazine have announced that they are cancelling their joint party. […]

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Independent Journal Review Bungles Former President Obama Story

Independent Journalism Review, commonly referred to as IJR, published on Thursday an article about former President Obama’s visit to Hawaii. The article noted that the trip came shortly before a Hawaii judge struck down President Donald Trump’s revised immigration ban. The article seemed to imply that there was a connection […]