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Bob Franken: The outside-in media

...used to go to the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, but...speaking before the White House Correspondents' Association shindig, since...hubris, like the White House Correspondents' Dinner. It's a way for...
Bob Franken: Swamp party

I live in Washington. That means I am required to write something about the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner activities, even though you couldn't care less. Again this year, I didn't attend any of them. Why...
New charter school combines variety of models

...Thacker said. "It's not one size fits all." P.A.I.D.E.I.A., a K-12 school, caters to both the correspondent students who receive their schooling at home and the home-school students who want to take some classes in a traditional...
Op-ed: Jimmy Carter's peace

...of Jimmy Carter's life than are the people who are trying to explain it to them."Pippert, who was a UPI White House correspondent during the Carter administration, wrote a book called "The Spiritual Journey of Jimmy Carter, in His Own Words." While...
Op-ed: Defending the indefensible

...opinions and try to balance different, valid points of view still can blow it.That brings us to Major Garrett, the CBS News correspondent who caused President Barack Obama to bristle with his question at the White House news conference called to sell the new...
White House should loosen constraints on photographers

...favors by stonewalling the press on such basic matters as photographer access.The protest letter signed by The White House Correspondents' Association, the Associated Press, CNN, Fox, McClatchy (owner of The Star) and many other leading journalism groups...
Mideast facts misrepresented

...even the United Nations admits. Accordingly, on Aug. 12, the Foreign Press Association, an organization of foreign war correspondents in Israel, issued a statement condemning the "blatant, incessant, forceful and unorthodox" harassment of foreign reporters...
Essay: Americans, united in horror for a moment

...Cronkite's voice, we mourned around the collective video campfire when John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Through the eyes of correspondents in the desert, we watched during the first Gulf War as the Scuds and Patriot missiles streaked through the skies.The...

...NEW YORK - Longtime NBC News correspondent and anchor Ann Curry is leaving...joining as a Chicago-based correspondent.Among her many roles, she...herself as a globe-trotting correspondent, reporting from such hotspots...
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Can House GOP stay on immigration script?

...Republicans felt like they were re-enacting the Alamo, with no reinforcements and our friends shooting at us," said veteran Republican Rep. Kevin Brady of Texas.David Espo is The Associated Press' chief congressional correspondent.


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