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NEW YORK POST

Coverage of the White House Correspondents Dinner

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THE HILL
Capitol File partygoers praise low-key start to correspondents’ dinner weekend

Partygoers kicked off the beginning of White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) weekend Friday night, mixing and mingling among a journalist- and political operative-heavy crowd at Capitol File magazine’s annual soiree.

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WASHINGTON POST
This year’s White House correspondents’ dinner weekend is really putting the ‘nerd’ back in ‘nerd prom’

Remember way back in 2016, when the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner was synonymous with the obnoxious selfies jamming your social-media feeds? Yeah, the 2017 dinner (and its surrounding weekend), a century-old industry affair that somehow got glitzy and then in one election cycle lost nearly all its sheen, is definitely not that.

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HOLLYWOOD ON THE POTOMAC
#nerdprom British Romp!

Capitol File magazine, along with Publisher Meredith Merrill, celebrated with British Ambassador Sir Kim Darroch and Lady Vanessa Darroch at Capitol File magazine’s annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner Cocktail Reception at the British Ambassador’s Residence. Despite recent shake ups at the magazine, the event was elegant and pulled off seamlessly.

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WASHINGTON POST
Even under a Trump administration, plenty of media organizations party on for the White House correspondents’ dinner

The question facing media organizations thinking about their White House correspondents’ dinner plans seems simple: to party or not to party?

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NEW YORK POST
Celebs prepare for unconventional inauguration party circuit

Inauguration weekend is on the horizon, and you’re either celebrating or commiserating, depending on your politics.

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TOWN AND COUNTRY MAG
What's the Point of the White House Correspondents' Dinner if the President Doesn't Show Up?

How one night came to epitomize Washington's fraught relationship with celebrity bragging rights, pricey sponsorships, and even the first amendment.

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WUSA 9
Check out the hottest Inaugural events with Capitol File Magazine!

Chris and Markette learn about some of the hottest events going on this weekend from Suzy Jacobs, Publisher of Capitol File Magazine .

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ABC 7
Inauguration parties, style and celebs with Capitol File

Inauguration week is always an exciting time in the DMV, with the fancy galas and special guests coming to town. To help break down all of the hottest events and which stars to expect in our neck of the woods was Suzy Jacobs, publisher for Capitol File Magazine.

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ABC 7
Capitol File magazine highlights the importance of local arts

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — Capitol File magazine's summer issue highlights its Art of the City program, which celebrates local artists and charities. Capitol File publisher Suzy Jacobs joined GMW to talk more about Howard University professor Ronald Beverly's artwork and the importance of local arts.

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Naomi Watts speaks about her cover. 

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THEHILL.COM
Kirsten Dunst angling for White House Correspondents’ dinner invite

Kirsten Dunst is angling for an invite to a future White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. “I haven’t been to a White House Correspondents’ dinner yet,” the Midnight Special actress tells Capitol File magazine in its fall fashion issue.

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WASHINGTON POST
This year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, explained

With the dinner being held tonight, we are re-upping our posts from this week previewing the festivities.The White House Correspondents' Dinner is Saturday, with festivities starting Thursday and lasting all weekend. The annual funniest/glitziest/most over-done night in Washington will be full of selfdeprecating laughs and selfies with celebrities. Here's what we know about it so far. "Saturday Night Live" comedian Cecily Strong will host. You might remember her as "Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation with at a Party" and for her stint as a "Weekend Update" host. Strong said she doesn't "want to be too mean where it really hurts somebody" with her jokes, and wants to make everyone laugh (bipartisanship!). In other words, don't expect another Stephen Colbert. "I'd rather do things we can all laugh [about]," she told Capitol File.

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