The White House Correspondents’ Dinner Is…A Problem

Here’s why.

Elizabeth Spiers
2 min readMay 1, 2022

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The White House Correspondents’ Dinner is an event of relevance to 0.00000005% of people, but I loathe it because it’s a nationally televised event where the rest of America sees a bunch of journalists and politicians and celebrities rubbing shoulders in the same room, and this reinforces the conspiracy that the right loves to embrace that all of these…

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Elizabeth Spiers

Writer, NYU j-school prof, political commentator, digital strategist, ex-editor in chief of The New York Observer, founding editor of Gawker