Category: College of Communication

‘Washington is unable to take a joke’: Reactions to the White House correspondents’ dinner

Circa Tammy Vigil Performing stand-up at the annual White House press correspondents’ dinner is a tough gig for any comedian. On Saturday, Michelle Wolf, the edgy, often offensive contributor to Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, delivered a 20-minute set that prompted a flurry of criticism and apologies from the the White House Correspondents’ Association. Expert […]

Democrats rap Baker’s handling of state police scandal

Eagle Tribune Tobe Berkovitz Democrats are hammering away at Gov. Charlie Baker over a payroll scandal in the Massachusetts State Police as the Swampscott Republican’s re-election bid gears up, but political observers say the criticism doesn’t appear to be hurting Baker’s chances of winning another four-year term. Expert Quote: “His approval rating maybe dropped from […]

Trump praises ‘Roseanne’ revival, but was it really about him?

WJLA ABC 7 Tobe Berkovitz At an infrastructure event in Ohio Thursday, President Donald Trump touted the surprisingly strong ratings of the premiere of ABC’s “Roseanne” revival, which featured its lead character defending a vote for him, mocking Hillary Clinton, and dismissing the mainstream media as not “real news”… Expert quote: “It’s Roseanne, who had […]