Thursday, September 21, 2017

BROKAW ROASTS WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS’ DINNER

May 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

No doubt evoking a hearty “amen” from Donald Trump, former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw said on Meet the Press Sunday that members of the White House Correspondents Association ought to “rethink” their annual dinner at which the president delivers a political address in the form of a satirical routine. “And if ever there’s […]

REPORT: O’REILLY WON’T SIT IN WHITE HOUSE BRIEFING ROOM

August 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A White House Correspondents Association board member has shot down Bill O’Reilly’s announced intention of occasionally occupying the front-row seat at the White House briefing room that was recently assigned to Fox News. On his Fox News broadcast Monday night, O’Reilly remarked: “I’m a Fox News credentialed guy and I can sit in the front […]

AP GETS HELEN THOMAS’S SEAT, FOX GETS AP’S

August 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The White House Correspondents Association has given the front-row center seat in the White House briefing room to the Associated Press. The seat had previously been held by veteran UPI reporter Helen Thomas, who retired after setting off a storm with her remark in an off-the-cuff interview that Jewish settlers should get out of Palestine. […]