President Kennedy & the White House press corps in 1962
Sunday, April 20, 2014
We hear from journalists and historians about the evolution of the White House Correspondents’ Association, which is marking its centennial. The organization was founded in 1914 after President Woodrow Wilson threatened to limit the access of White House reporters. The panel also discusses how social media has affected coverage of the president.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 5:21pm (ET)
When President Obama took office in 2009, he pledged to lead the most transparent administration in history. The Sunlight Foundation looked at the progress the White House has made towards that goal.
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Editors, directors and academics discussed the future of journalistic independence and free expression in light of changes in the digital age on Monday.
Journalist John Seigenthaler hosts a discussion on online accuracy and the First Amendment. He also discusses a false biography published online that said he was a suspect in the assasination of President John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert.
This week on Q&A, high school students from 35 states and Guam discuss the quality of journalism today, along with their career aspirations in media.
To mark the 40th anniversary of President Nixon's August 9, 1974 resignation, the Washington Post hosted a discussion on Watergate, secret White House tapes and the 37th president's fall from power.