A great night at American University

May, 1st 2015 Blog

We had a great time at American University last week, as the School of Public Affairs (SPA) screened “Nerd Prom: Inside Washington’s Wildest Week.” It was followed by a substantive panel discussion with Anita McBride, (SPA Executive in Residenc[...]

Washington’s worst night

April, 25th 2015 Blog

Consider this hypothetical: You are a consultant. You do damage control. You work to improve the public image of clients who have nowhere to go but up. Your client shows up fresh off some image-tarnishing scandal. The public is disgusted. Your cli[...]

Washington’s “Nerd Prom” comes under protest

April, 25th 2015 Blog

In advance of Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Association’s annual dinner, protestors confronted the event with signs calling on the Association to dole out more money in scholarships and for news organizations to spend less money on the[...]

Is it “just a dinner?”

April, 25th 2015 Blog

There are two schools of thought on the White House Corrrespondents’ Association’s annual dinner. The first maintains that it is a tacky self-celebration that sends the wrong message to Americans about the political and media elite in tow[...]