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    WND Files Suit Against White House Press Corps

    They actually seem to have a pretty good case too...

    http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=139657
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    Re: WND Files Suit Against White House Press Corps

    Is the White House Correspondent's Association a government or private entity?
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    Re: WND Files Suit Against White House Press Corps

    In answer to my own question, it appears that it is a private organization (composed of journalists covering the White House) which has been granted a monopoly (on access to the President) by the government.


    Interesting quote in the wikipedia page:

    Quote Originally Posted by wikipedia
    After the 2007 dinner, New York Times columnist Frank Rich implied that the Times will no longer participate in the dinners.[4] Rich said that the event is "a crystallization of the press's failures in the post-9/11 era" because it "illustrates how easily a propaganda-driven White House can enlist the Washington news media in its shows."[4]
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